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Oscar nominees are famous for their stunning awards-night looks, but some may be discreetly wearing a continence containment product under their glittering dresses and suave tuxedos.
Here are 4 Academy Award nominees who have talked publicly about what it's like to manage incontinence, on or off the red carpet:
Winner Best Actress for The Reader
Kate Elizabeth Winslet is an Academy Award-winning English actress and singer. She's spoken openly about experiencing stress incontinence caused by sneezing, coughing or jumping on a trampoline since the birth of her last child.
Winner Best Supporting Actress for Ghost
Caryn Elaine Johnson, better known by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an Oscar-winning American actress, comedian, and television host of The View where she was open about having light stress incontinence.
Samuel L. Jackson
Nominee Best Supporting Actor for Pulp Fiction
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer who developed bladder control loss in his mid-40s and has talked openly about wearing continence care products while working on movie sets.
Helena Bonham Carter
Nominee Best Supporting Actress for The King's Speech
Helena Bonham Carter is an Oscar-nominated British actress who developed stress incontinence after the birth of her second child and has said she believes returning to work too early and in poor fitness was a contributing factor.
These are just a few of the many celebrities who have been open about managing continence issues. Read more on our blog: 13 Celebrities With Incontinence
Okay, so we know that free shipping is a big deal for online shoppers. It seems like every other company has a free shipping offer over a certain threshold - $25 or 50 seems like the common limit.So why doesn’t Healthwick offer free shipping?Believe it or not, Healthwick has tested free shipping offers many times, and some of [...]
Many people are familiar with “baby wipes” – those thin, premoistened washcloths used to clean the skin at diaper changes. Not much bigger than the moist towelettes you get at fast food restaurants, they do a basic job in cleaning up messes, but aren’t quite up to the task of cleaning an adult-sized person. That’s why we have adult washcloths [...]
Last spring, one of our customers contacted us in a predicament.She was about to go into the hospital for knee surgery that would have a long recovery period at home, when she’d have limited mobility and risk of complications. This lovely lady lived alone in a small apartment and her daughter lived out of town. So, it wasn’t an [...]
Specialty brands dominate the best selling adult diapers and absorbent underwear for last year. In Healthwick’s 5 th annual list of the bestselling incontinence products, niche brands like Tranquility, Abena and Confidry 24/7 have emerged as the most in-demand products from 2016, along with the tried-and-true national retail brand TENA. Healthwick is Canada’s largest online shop for incontinence products, including adult diapers, absorbent underwear, pads, [...]
We are excited to announce that our featured brand for the Month of December is Prevail. Prevail has released new colourful disposable underwear options for women, as well as overnight underwear and pad products specially designed to keep you protected and uninterrupted throughout the night. While affordable and effective, the Prevail products contain exclusive features and superior quality for a [...]
While Healthwick will still be offering Canada Post for shipping, we would like to announce that starting December 7th, 2016 we will be replacing Canpar Courier with UPS Standard shipping. The rates for UPS will be the same as what was previously charged for Canpar although this is an additional cost to what we charge for Canada Post Expedited Parcel. [...]
It's that most wonderful time of the year again!A quick reminder that Canada Post has now extended their holiday delivery hours to include evenings and weekends in select areas. That means that your order may arrive on a Saturday or Sunday, or after 6pm any day of the week.If you're concerned about not being home [...]
You’ve probably spoken to other Moms to see how they are conquering night wetting. Tired of hearing them tell you to stop fluids at 7:00pm, or make your child go to the toilet one last time before going to bed, or a number of other tricks you’ve tried a hundred times unsuccessfully? If your big kid wets the bed and [...]
Let's tackle a fundamental issue for seniors - bowel incontinence. Many people are behind in knowing about it, or fear they'll be the rump of a joke if they bring it up. It may be a cheeky subject, butt let's get to the bottom of it. So take a seat while we answer your #1 [...]