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Medication Management Tips for Seniors

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Doctor taking blood pressure of patient, in patient home.
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Pills and side effect warnings.
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Stay cognizant of side effects


Set reminders, note reminding to take pills.
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Set reminders


Pill organization.
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Organize medication


Schedule frequent doctor visits
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Schedule frequent doctor visits


Woman creating a simple list of what pills need to be taken with meals and liquids aligned with the time of day needed.
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Create a list of medication rules to follow


Have medication delivered.
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Arrange for medication to be picked up or delivered


Senior reading pill expiration date.
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Be aware of expiration dates


Group of senior men joking around.
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Don’t share medication


Getting help for senior.
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Takeaway


Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack

@mindingourelder

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. This experience provided her with her foundation upon which she built her reputation as a columnist, author, blogger, and consultant. Carol is as passionate about supporting caregivers work through the diverse challenges in their often confusing role as she is about preserving the dignity of the person needing care. Find out much more about Carol at www.mindingourelders.com.

Carol also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.