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Are pill organizers really safe?
If you or your loved one takes several medications a day, keeping them organized can be a demanding task. No matter how hard you try, it can be easy to forget a dose, take it at the wrong time, or take the wrong medication altogether.
Pill organizers are a popular way to minimize medication errors. But can you really trust them with your health?
Tips for balancing caregiving relationships between generations
Caregiving can creep into your life or crash down with a bang, but either way, if we aren’t thinking ahead, we can find that our other relationships suffer. Oh man, I’ve been there.
When caregiving strains sibling relationships
Until my mother became ill, my brother and I had a close relationship. But, a disagreement over which rehab facility she might go to put the proverbial nail in the coffin. My brother’s parting phrase outside my mother’s hospital room was, “You come waltzing into my town and think you know everything!”
Fall prevention strategies: a guide for remote caregivers
One fall can have devastating consequences for an older adult, leading to injury, hospitalization, a loss of independence, and even death. Sometimes, it’s the fear of falling again that can be most debilitating.