Posts Categorized: Prescription Drug Safety

Managing Your Medications for Safety

By Kim Chernecky If you or someone you know is taking multiple medications on a daily basis, you understand how challenging it can sometimes be to always remember to take them as prescribed. Remembering to take one medication several times a day on schedule can be difficult enough, but when you’re taking two, three, or… Read more »

Dealing with Caregiver Guilt

By Kim Chernecky According to the Alzheimer’s Association in 2013 alone, “15.5 million family and friends provided an estimated 17.7 billion hours of care” to a loved one. Chances are if you are reading this, you are one of them. And as people continue to live longer, those numbers will only increase. While many caregivers… Read more »

Worried About Home Safety for a Senior? Tips to Securing Home Safety

By Stephanie Erickson Here are some guidelines when trying to ensure that your loved one’s home is safe as they age. First, make sure to start with the following:  Name of neighbor/friend/relative and phone number to contact in the case of an emergency and you are not able to get to your loved one’s home… Read more »