Carol Jones, Caring.com Expert


Carol Jones is a family consultant for the Mountain Caregiver Resource Center in Siskiyou County, California.


Recently Published on Caring.com

How can I protect my incontinent mother's skin? — Feb 05, 2008
For starters, avoid using soap when you wash your mother, because it's drying and can cause her skin to crack, which could lead to pressure sores. Soap depletes skin of oil...
How can I minimize the damage caused to the furniture by my incontinent father? — Sep 20, 2007
For the bed, you can purchase reusable waterproof mattress pads that have cotton or flannel on one side and vinyl backing on the other to keep the mattress dry. To protect ...
How can I get my incontinent father to wear diapers? — Sep 20, 2007
Your father may find the idea of wearing diapers to be demeaning, which isn't surprising. However, there's such a great variety of products out there that you should be abl...
What's the best way to control odor from urinary incontinence? — Sep 17, 2007
Start by checking to make sure that her diapers or incontinence briefs fit her well and aren't leaking. Where does she put the used diapers or briefs after they're soiled? ...