Author Archives: "Shauna Pearase"

Is Urinary Incontinence a normal part of aging?
NO, anyone can suffer from urinary incontinence. As we grow older we are not as strong and active as we used to be. Walking takes a little longer and putting on cloths gets a little harder and our bladder may get a little weaker. What is true is that the odds of developing incontinence increases with age. There are several reasons for this: Muscles and other tissues involved with urination weaken with age which decreases control. Older men are more likely to...

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How to prepare for a vacation while dealing with incontinence
We all look forward to vacations to relieve stress, decompress and just relax. However, if you are one of the 3.5 million Canadians suffering from incontinence travelling for hours by car, train or plane can be anything but relaxing. Incontinence should never hold you back from participating in life, and you deserve that vacation! So here are a few tips to help you best manage your incontinence while traveling. Do a little research into your destination and find out where your...

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