As we age our medicine cabinet tends to grow more every year. Deferent health issues lead to having to take medication everyday, sometimes a few times a day and as we have to take more and more meds the burden to remember to take them on time becomes harder and harder. Below are some ways to help you manage this task on a daily basis.
“Anybody who juggles multiple medications can relate to the problem of forgetting to take a medication, or not remembering whether they already took it. This is especially true for people who take medications at varying times of the day. Here are some different product and service solutions that may help.
1. Medication Helpers
Getting organized and being reminded are the two keys to staying on top of a medication schedule. To help your mom achieve this, there are a wide variety of affordable pillboxes, medication organizers, vibrating watches, beeping pill bottles and even dispensers that will talk to her that can make all the difference.
2. Medication Packaging
Another possible way to help simplify your mom’s medication use is to get her prescriptions filled in single-dose packets that put all her medications (vitamins and over-the-counter drugs can be included too) together in neatly labeled packets organized by date and the time of day they should be taken.”
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