TREATING OVERACTIVE BLADDER

TREATING OVERACTIVE BLADDER PTNM for Senior Living Residents

If you have bladder control issues, you’re not alone. More than 70% of long-term care residents do not have complete control of their bladder function.1

RISKS OF NOT TREATING

Overactive bladder

Urinary incontinence can lead to more serious health risks, including urinary tract infections, poor sleep, skin problems, and falls.2

WHAT IS

Overactive bladder?

OAB is a treatable condition that’s not a normal part of aging.

LEARN ABOUT OAB

RISK OF

Falling

A common urologic condition associated with falls is overactive bladder.3

WHY TREAT OAB NOW

1

Gorina Y, Schappert S, Bercovitz A, et al. Prevalence of incontinence among older Americans. Vital Health Stat 3. 2014;(36):1-33.

2

CMS Manual System. Department of Health & Human Services. Dec 2016:291-326.

3

Soliman Y, Meyer R, Baum N. Falls in the Elderly Secondary to Urinary Symptoms. Reviews in Urology. 2016;18(1):28-32.