Up to 40 percent of nursing home admissions result from an inability to take medicines at home unsupervised.
Pill boxes, vibrating watches, and dispensers that talk to you or alert a caregiver are all options for the common problem of forgetting to take a medication -or not remembering whether you already took it.
You can find dozens of variations on the theme at e-pill Medication Reminders (800-549-0095; www.epill.com) .....
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).