Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Medication errors are serious business, especially for seniors!

Just want to share some information I just read on: This is from the Philips Lifeline Medical Alert website.

Reduce the risk of medication errors
If you value your health and independence, you know it's important to take medications exactly as your doctor prescribed. Yet improper medication management and falls can get in the way of independent living, creating stress for you and your loved ones.

With the complexity of medications many seniors take, it's no surprise: 1 in 10 hospital admissions for seniors are a result of medication errors.* Philips Lifeline now offers a simple, proven Medication Dispensing Service that can help.

Philips provides an easy-to-use solution that helps maintain the proper medication schedule. Hear a simple audio reminder and at the push of a button, get your medications at the pre-programmed times.

Sound easy? It is—and it's effective. Philips Medication Dispensing Service has been proven to deliver a 98.6% in-home dispensing adherence level among monitored subscribers.

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This is a fantastic website with invaluable information! I have a link to it from my own website:
Sandra - Caregiver Guru for the Caregiver Generation

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