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   Posted 1/2/2009 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I am the Care Taker for my Aunt she is quickly progressing with her Alzheimers she now forgets to use the bathroom and goes on herself not urine but bowel movement I have to constantly wash her clothes and remind her to go to the bathroom and to bathe her doctor said to put diapers on her she refuses I don't know what else to do any suggestions Thanks Guys. PR Glo

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   Posted 1/2/2009 12:47 PM (GMT -6)   
At first my Gma didn't want to wear diapers either but Depends makes some great diapers that feel and appear like regular panties. You can buy some and just tell your aunt that they're new underwear - she may not be able to tell the difference.
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   Posted 1/2/2009 12:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Good idea Red

I would do something like red has posted as well ......

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   Posted 1/2/2009 4:51 PM (GMT -6)   
i did the same for my partner when she refused diapers ( she would tear them off because they were for "babies" she would say )....they have ones that are almost like panties and she had no problems wearing them.....but to be honest, i wore them the first few days and bragged how comfortable they were, she finally took to the idea.....

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   Posted 2/1/2009 2:21 AM (GMT -6)   
I had similar issues and found a website:  I spoke with Aaron, the site guy.  He is a nursing home administrator and has lots of good ideas and has the info I needed and the names of companies to contact.  He helped me alot.  Try it out.  Hope things get better :-)
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   Posted 2/6/2009 5:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Dear PR Glo: When my gramma had to switch to depends from regular panties, we got Tena which were pull ups. Also, we found some one piece jump suits (like combinations underwear), which helped while she got used to the Tena.

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