40 to 75 percent of elderly patients either forget to take their medications, overuse them, or take them improperly.
This fact is highlighted in this month’s The Village Family Magazine. The article includes tips for taking medications properly, advice for caregivers, and recommendations for reminder services such as MyMedSchedule:
“Medication reminder services help patients properly take their medications and are available at little or no cost. These services will contact you multiple times in a day, if necessary, to remind you to take your medications. The site www.MyMedSchedule.com helps you manage your meds for free and, among other things, allows you to set up text or email reminders to take your medications.”
Read the rest here.