Forgetting to Take Medication?

Is it still true that “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ― Hippocrates? Maybe, but it is important to take prescribed medication and on time. However, for some in our elderly population, this can be a challenge. Impediments like Alzheimer’s, dementia and lack of adequate support can result in missed medication. Now there are several options that can help.

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Technology is constantly evolving to combat and address the challenges of the elderly. To help this problem, a new medication management tool is now available. The MediSafe Project is one of the latest technological innovations to help ensure that you and your loved ones never skip or take the wrong dose of a prescribed medication or supplement. MediSafe is a user friendly app that you can download for free at their website and use to set alerts to remind you to take your various medications or supplements. You can download this app to the smartphones of the patient, family member and caregiver. That way, you are always sure of coverage.

Home Health Aides

David York Agency is expert at the care and management of various diseases endemic to the elderly. As a result, our home health aides are fully aware of the problem of missed medication doses and almost all of them have smartphones that could be utilized for MediSafe if the family desires.

David York Home Healthcare Agency provides skilled home health aide services for home healthcare and could assist you in mapping out and managing the total care of your senior loved one. Please call us at (718) 376-7755 or visit us on our website www.davidyorkagency.com to become acquainted with all we offer. Please like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.