Does your loved one have to take several medications every day? The ability for your senior loved one to remain independent in their own home, can depend on their ability to manage their medications. It can be confusing to remember what pills need to be taken and when. A simple error can put seniors at a higher risk for a medical issue, adverse reaction or emergency.
You can encourage your mom and dad to set up an effective medication management program so that they can confidently take their pills without error. How can you do this?
Home Instead Senior Care offers many resources including Let's Talk about Rx (https://www.letstalkaboutrx.ca) Let's Talk about Rx has many resources to help you begin the conversation with your loved one regarding medication. This tool can guide you in helping them understand the potential risks associated with medication mismanagement and provide additional resources that can help your loved one manage these issues in their own home.
Reach out to Home Instead Senior Care today at (902) 429-2273 to set up complimentary care needs assessment with our Client Care Coordinator. At that time, we can help you come up with a medication management plan that will help keep your senior loved one safe, giving you peace of mind.