Why haven’t we cured arthritis? – Kaitlyn Sadtler and Heather J. Faust

While regaling you with daring stories from her youth, it might be hard to believe your grandmother used to be a trapeze artist. However, the bad backs, elbow pain, and creaky knees so common in older people is more than just “old age.” In fact, the source of this stiffness plagues many young people as well. The culprit […]

#14.1 How to Help Your Senior Manage Medication (1 of 3)

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3. Set Up a Dosage System (Medication Management BASICS Video Series) (English)

(Music) Now that your family member or friend’s medications are verified and sorted, you need to set up a system for taking them that’s appropriate and easy to use. Medication sets – or “medi-sets” – are plastic boxes with dosage days and times easily visible on them. Large color-coordinated posters can also serve to show medication times clearly. […]

#14.3 Useful Tips for Managing Medication: How to Help Your Senior Manage Medication (3 of 3)

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