The proper administration of multiple medications throughout the day can be a challenge for most people, especially for the elderly. Our caregivers assist in medication management by tracking medication times and reminding clients to take their medications on schedule.
Medication management includes the following tasks to help your loved one remain healthy and safe:
Seniors 50+ use more prescription and over-the-counter medicines than any other age group. They are the at highest risk for being hospitalized for a medication mishap. Many of these mishaps could have been avoided with medication management.
1.3 million Americans are injured each year due to medication errors. The most common causes of these errors in seniors are confusing packaging, poor communication, overdosing, and dangerous interactions with other medications or foods.