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When caregiving strains sibling relationships
Caregiving

When caregiving strains sibling relationships

Four creative steps to help assemble an effective care team
Caregiving

Four creative steps to help assemble an effective care team

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What Are TSA Requirements For Packing Meds In A Pill Case?
Medication management

What Are TSA Requirements For Packing Meds In A Pill Case?

“How much Advil is too much Advil?” & other medication dosage FAQs
Medication management

“How much Advil is too much Advil?” & other medication dosage FAQs

The Myth of the Medicine Cabinet: Crucial Do's and Dont's for Storing Pills
Medication management

The Myth of the Medicine Cabinet: Crucial Do's and Dont's for Storing Pills

15 Empowering Questions to Ask About New Medications
Medication management

15 Empowering Questions to Ask About New Medications

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Long distance caregiving: tips for caring from afar

Long distance caregiving: tips for caring from afar

Caregiving

It’s hard to see someone you love struggling with old age or a medical condition – it’s even harder to support them when you live far away. How do you know if they can handle daily chores? Are they taking their meds on time? Do they pay their bills and visit their doctor when needed? 

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Are caregiver expenses tax deductible? How to claim caregiver medical expenses 

Are caregiver expenses tax deductible? How to claim caregiver medical expenses 

Caregiving

Paying for Mom’s or Dad’s prescriptions, doctor’s appointments, or medical monitoring devices can get expensive. You may have had to make home modifications or offer financial assistance to help your older loved ones support themselves. 

These expenses can add up; in fact, American families spend almost 26% of their annual income on caregiving, including 17% on medical costs. Fortunately, there are tax breaks available for caregivers that may offer some financial relief. 

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Medication dispensing machines in hospitals: how to reduce medication errors with automated systems

Medication dispensing machines in hospitals: how to reduce medication errors with automated systems

Medication dispensing

Medication errors affect almost seven million Americans per year, leading to 7,000–9,000 deaths and $40 billion in healthcare spending. The good news? They are entirely preventable. 

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When medication taking goes awry: the varied causes of medication nonadherence

When medication taking goes awry: the varied causes of medication nonadherence

Medication adherence

Prescription drugs can improve one’s quality and quantity of life – so why do so many patients not take medications as instructed? 

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