Caregiving at home

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Opting for elderly care at home entails various safety considerations on your part to ensure that grandmother with cat on her handsyou are not posing any threat to their health and safety. Due to the lack of coordination and reduced sensitivity to their environment, elderly individuals sometimes lack the capacity to assess the their environment about whether it poses hazard to ...

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National Caregivers Month

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Do you know any hard working caregivers? If so, this is the month to go the extra mile to let Caregiversthem know just how much they are appreciated.

November is National Caregivers Month.

Check out these stats from the Caregiver Action Network:

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10 Medication Tips

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Proper medication management is an important part of remaining independent. Check out these tips to stay on top of it!

  1. Make sure all of your doctors and specialists communicate with each other on all medications and conditions.
  2. Make sure you understand how and when to take ALL of your medications.
  3. Select any over the counter products to treat only symptoms you have.
  4. Make sure all medications are clearly labeled and in original containers. If you have trouble reading a prescription label, ask for larger-print ...
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Medication Management Services: Med Reminder and MedReady

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We recently linked to a site that talked about new products in the field of medication management, which got us thinking that we haven’t spent very much time in this blog talking about the actual uses of our two medication management services. So let’s look at them.

 

We have two services: Med Reminder Medication Management and the MedReady. Each dispenser can hold up to 28 doses. The big difference between the two is information available and communication.

 

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Increased Security

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No, we haven’t started offering body guard detail, but we are increasing security here at Alert Response. We are excited to now offer vital signs monitoring in addition to emergency response and medication management.
Vital signs monitoring increases security and independence for individuals with a wide range of illnesses by allowing them to communicate daily with their doctors and health care providers while remaining in the comfort of their own home.
Vital signs are monitored ...

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Medication Management

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They say that the memory is the second thing to go. What’s the first? Well the truth is I can’t remember. Let’s face it, the older we get the harder it is to remember the simple things. Whether it’s where you left your car keys or the name of that actor from a movie you saw last weekend last, it happens to all of us. Usually my mother calls me by my brothers name first then quickly corrects herself and ...

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