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Is Urinating In Bedside Garbage Can Common

Is Urinating In Bedside Garbage Can Common

My mother moved in with our family a couple months ago. She does go my brother’s house on Saturdays to spend the day and evening with him. Recently on two seperate occasions when emptying her bedroom garbage can, there was quite a bit of urine soaked with Kleenex. When taking the bag from the can, some urine actually dripped from the bag. I was shocked and wondered how exactly this happened. Is she actually urinating directly into the can? Mom is not in the late stage… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Yes this is common. I found urine and feces in several trash cans. With these occurrences I didn't discuss it because they are embarrassed. I just cleaned it up. Will see wear regular underwear over the depends. I always called the depends underwear. Bob also had accidents for 1 1/2 years until he was in depends full time. We had to watch him closely for accidents. This is a very tough time.

posted 12 days ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Hu @A myALZteam Member...joining Bb to welcome you to this caring group...think you should put a commode chair with pot at bedside...not a big deal if it also gets used for a wastebasket by mistake. There are thick incontinence pads mom can wear inside her regular panties.

posted 12 days ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Great suggestions. Not at that point yet, but.....

posted 9 days ago
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