When to say the I word

One of the toughest things about managing male urinary incontinence is deciding if, when and how to discuss it. These strategies can help you get the conversation started. Start with self-reflection Your partner will take cues from you about managing incontinence. The best way to prepare to share is to remind yourself that incontinence is […]

Medical management the tax-deductible way

Medical management the tax-deductible way Most people know that there are tax deductions available for homeowners. If you have had a lot of medical expenses this year, you will be glad to know that certain medical expenses may also be tax deductible. Feeling pinched? Make your medical budget stretch further. Here’s what you need to […]

Self-catheterization side effects

Self-catheterization side effects Self-catheterization or the placement of a tube to facilitate removal of urine from the body can be a convenient option for some. However, many people reject this option because the side-effects often outweigh any benefits. Here’s what you need to know about some of the most common side effects. Risk of infection […]

Tips to avoid a suprapubic cystostomy or suprapubic catheter when you are only leaking urine

Tips to avoid a suprapubic cystostomy or suprapubic catheter when you are only leaking urine A suprapubic catheter also sometimes called a suprapubic cystostomy is a medical device used to eliminate urine from the body. Your doctor will insert a tube in your bladder so that urine can drain. The tube is inserted through a […]

Application at home

Application at home Men’s Liberty offers the convenience of application right at home. Its fast and easy. In fact, most men can apply Men’s Liberty in about two minutes. Caregivers will also appreciate the convenience of fast, pain-free application at home. Step 1. Wash & Dry Clean your hands and the application area with a […]

Benefits of insurance Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage plan for incontinence.

Benefits of insurance Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage plan for incontinence. You may be surprised to learn that Medicare insurance does not cover incontinence supplies or adult diapers. These can cost an average of $300.00 monthly. Medicare Advantage plans are provided by private insurance companies and sometimes include a wider range of benefits. Here’s what you […]

Normal life with a catheter

Normal life with a catheter If you’re dealing with incontinence it may seem like life is anything but normal. Worries about accidents can make even brief outings feel stressful. It is possible to regain your freedom and dignity. Men’s Liberty can help. Do what you love Enjoy your regular activities without keeping one eye on […]

Caregiving for someone with incontinence – how to cope with it

Caregiving for someone with incontinence – how to cope with it Caring for someone with male incontinence can be quite stressful. A good self-care plan can help you cope with the challenges. Keep learning Healthcare providers and other caregivers are a wealth of information and support. Reach out with questions, for ideas, resources and encouragement […]

What caregivers should know about male urinary incontinence

What caregivers should know about male urinary incontinence Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine, is a common and treatable medical condition. If you are caring for someone with incontinence, know that you aren’t alone. You should also know that there are things you can do to make life a bit easier. Here are […]

Temporary incontinence vs persistent incontinence

Temporary incontinence vs persistent incontinence Urinary incontinence, or inability to control bladder function, is most commonly caused by prostate trouble, spinal injury or neurological disorders such as stroke or Parkinson’s disease. Depending on the cause the condition may be temporary, lasting only until resolved with treatment; or persistent, lasting indefinitely. Temporary incontinence Incontinence is not […]