Adherence to Medication: The Importance of Medication Reminders

When a person suddenly becomes ill or has a chronic health condition, it can be difficult to continue with the routine he or she is accustomed to following on a daily basis. Exercise and work productivity may decline, and the

What Is Medication Adherence?

Many patients and caregivers are not familiar with the issues associated with medication non-compliance and may wonder what is medication adherence. Surprisingly, it is estimated that as many as three out of every four patients in the United States do

Medication Management for Seniors

Recent studies have concluded that over 30 million seniors suffer from complications with medications every year. Almost 200,000 of these seniors have medicinal complications that are considered life threatening. It is often difficult for doctors to diagnose a medication overdose

The Best Ways to Incorporate Medication Tracking in Senior Care

Even the nicest senior care worker will step on a few toes by treating medication like a chore, or by giving patients the attitude that they’re being naughty by missing a pill or two. Elderly people are adults. Many still

3 Ways Proper Medication Monitoring is Essential to Effective Elderly Care

Elderly care commonly involves keeping track of multiple medications and their dosing schedules. Having a professional to manage these for your loved one provides many benefits over expecting them to handle this burden alone. There is a surprising number of benefits

How To Prevent The Most Common Medication Problems with Simple Medication Monitoring Solutions

For seniors, medication can either act as a lifeline for overall health, or can be disasterous when taken inappropiately. When medication doses are not taken correctly, the end result can be fatal. Fortunately, there is several simple medication monitoring solutions

When Should You Consider Home Healthcare Assistance?

Although home healthcare assistance is a very common service, there are many people who are still not aware of the types of benefits this service offers. When patients hire this type of assistance, they do not choose hospitalization. Instead, they

Medication Adherence Programs For Hypertension

Medication adherence programs are essential to successfully controlling hypertension in many patients. Unfortunately, only around half of the Americans who are treated for hypertension with medication actually follow the advice of their physicians for their medication therapy. Medication adherence is

How Caregivers Can Help With Medication for Seniors

Recent studies have shown that almost fifty percent of elderly seniors over the age of 55 take one or more prescription medications a day. Prescription medications are also commonly mixed with over the counter drugs and other types of supplements.

The Importance of Medication Monitoring For the Elderly

As a person gets older, he or she may need to take more medication than he or she used to take. If the senior is taking more than one medication at a time, the medications can interfere with each other,