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When caregiving strains sibling relationships
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When caregiving strains sibling relationships

Four creative steps to help assemble an effective care team
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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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8 Home Safety Tips for Older Adults

8 Home Safety Tips for Older Adults

Aging

As your loved ones age, it is important to consider updating their home to accommodate their needs, such as taking steps toward fall prevention and keeping an extra vigilant eye out for potential hazards.

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The Best Podcasts For Family Caregivers

The Best Podcasts For Family Caregivers

Caregiving

As an overwhelmed family caregiver, I would find instant sanity and affirmation in the voices and stories of my favorite caregiving podcasts.

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3 Tips For Medication Safety

3 Tips For Medication Safety

Medication adherence

When it comes to medications, staying safe has serious implications. And if you take a lot of medications and supplements—known as polypharmacy—there's potential for drug interactions or incorrect doses. So what are the best ways to take your medication safely, every time?

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Pill Packs: Tips For Medication Safety

Pill Packs: Tips For Medication Safety

Medication management

One of the biggest concerns with prescription medication is staying organized and taking your doses on time. While many medications are taken once a day and can be incorporated into your daily schedule, taking pills every day becomes extremely repetitive.

This repetition can unfortunately create some confusion. You remember opening that pill bottle and taking a dose, but was that tonight, or are you thinking of last night?

In an attempt to reduce confusion and help with medication adherence and safety, pill packs have continued to grow in popularity. Made popular with daily pills such as birth control, or prescription drugs taken at a certain time of day like steroid dose packs, these packs are pre-organized and pre-scheduled, allowing you to pop out one pill at a time, leaving the rest of the doses organized in place, labeled, and ready when you are.

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