Incontinence is a problem experienced by many older adults and can have a profound effect on their lives. Coping with incontinence can be challenging for older adults and their caregivers. There are different types of incontinence and a variety of treatment options.
This module includes an overview of the types of incontinence, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The specific topic of older adults with dementia and incontinence and their caregivers is also addressed.