Medication management is an important aspect of successful daily living. Taking the correct medications at the correct time can be challenging. There are instant access aids and high tech electronic aids to help.
What kinds of tools are there for managing medication?
Plastic weekly pill sorters can be found at your local pharmacy or dollar store. There are many types, colors, and sizes.
Daily Dose Packs
Ask your pharmacist for this service. Medications are presorted and placed in a cardboard card with a bubble. To dispense the medications you would push out the medications from the bubble for that day. Delivery of presorted medication is also available from some subscription services.
Is there an app for this?
Apps like MediSafe can prevent missed doses by sending you reminders to take your medicine at the scheduled time. You can also choose to automatically notify a trusted support person when doses are missed.