Three Ways to Help Manage Medications

Does your aging loved one take the rainbow approach to managing medications?

You know — a pink one after breakfast, two yellows and a green at lunch, followed by two blues at bed time? Using color and shape to distinguish one medication from another is a surprisingly common short-hand practiced by many older adults.  It may even work just fine if a person only takes one or two pills each day.

But your loved one is probably taking more than two pills per day.  More pills means a greater likelihood of confusion when it comes to when and how to take them. Especially when the pills or the prescriptions change.

Click the link below to read about three useful ways to properly manage medication!

“Three Ways to Help Mom Manage Medications” By: Maria
Geriatric Care Management
January 10th, 2011

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