'Medication mismanagement is
one of the leading causes of falls among the elderly, and the more pills people take the greater the likelihood that they will miss their prescribed
doses.' Frederic Siegel, AMAC / Tunstall Executive Vice President
Medication Management. Not taking the proper medication or mixing prescriptions improperly accounts for 25% of all hospital admissions (65 years of age and older).
Fall Prevention. For seniors over the age of 65, falls are one of the most common and serious health risks and are the leading cause of death due to injury.
Heart Related Disease. Heart disease may lead to serious heart arrhythmia, chest pain, difficulty breathing, general fatigue, muscle weakness.
Aging in Place / Age related issues. Baby boomers face a greater risk of stroke, may develop chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, or be affected by loss of sight or hearing.
Lack of Mobility.
Other Conditions. Neuromuscular disabilities and disorders (Parkinson's, MS, paralysis, Cerebral Palsy, ALS).
e-pill Medication Reminders is Boston based medical device company. Since 1999 e-pill timers, alarm watches, pill boxes with alarms and pill dispensers have helped patients around the world remember to take medications on time (improve medication adherence / patient compliance).