Medication Helpers: Multiple methods help keep track of medications

Medication Helpers: Multiple methods help keep track of medications

Multiple methods help keep track of medications

Dear Savvy Senior:

My mom and dad could sure use some help keeping up with all their medications. Between the two of them, they take 11 prescription drugs, and that doesn’t include all the vitamins or over-the-counter medicines they take. Their kitchen counter literally looks like a pharmacy. What can you recommend that can help them keep up with their medicine? – Pill Tracking Patty

Dear Patty:

Anybody who juggles multiple medications can relate to the problem of forgetting to take a medication or not remembering whether they already took it. Here are some solutions that can help.


Getting organized and being reminded. This is the magic combination that can help your parents stay on top of their medication regimens. And with all the self-help products and tools that are available today, it’s easy to do.

Today, there are a bevy of inexpensive pill organizers and medication reminders on the market that are incredibly helpful, and the best place to find them is at (or call 1-800-549-0095). This is the granddaddy of medication helpers that offer dozens of different pill boxes, vibrating watches, beeping pill bottles and pagers and even dispensers that talk to you ...... read the full article by Jim Miller in The NEWS TRIBUNE and the following publications:

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