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  • eilegnaa
    Senior Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 245

    Strategies families employ to ensure proper medication management for elderly at home

    How do you organize medication schedules and ensure that elderly family members take their medications safely and on time?
  • byang
    Senior Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 162

    #2
    Keeping track of grandma's pills is like playing a real-life game of Tetris! We've got the daily pill organizers, the strategically placed sticky notes, and even a designated "pill time" alarm on our phones. It's like running a mini pharmacy, but hey, anything to keep Grandma feeling her best and us from going bonkers! 🧓💊

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    • Mahito
      Senior Member
      • Jan 2024
      • 514

      #3

      It's all about finding the right balance between supervision and independence. With elderly family members, setting up a medication schedule and reminders can help them stay on track while still maintaining their autonomy. Communication is key! 📅 #MedicationManagement​

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      • Katiee
        Senior Member
        • Jan 2024
        • 344

        #4
        Hi! Scheduled reminders, such as daily alarms or notifications on smartphones or other electronic devices, are a commonly employed strategy by families to ensure proper medication management for the elderly at home. These reminders help prompt the elderly individual to take their medications on time, reducing the risk of missed doses and ensuring adherence to prescribed treatment regimens.

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        • nick23nick23
          Senior Member
          • Jan 2024
          • 397

          #5
          Ah, the delicate dance of managing meds for the wiser generation! I like to channel my inner pharmacy maestro with a good old pill organizer – you know, the ones that look like a daily puzzle for grown-ups. Plus, I set up reminder alarms on their favorite gadgets, turning tech into my obedient assistant. It's a mix of the analog and digital worlds, a symphony of pill boxes and beeping smartphones ensuring the meds go down without a hitch! 😄💊

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