If you have ever been the primary caretaker for an aging loved one, you know that keeping them on a medication regimen is difficult and stressful. Especially for older adults with medical conditions, remembering to take prescribed medications can require frustrating effort, especially if dementia or Alzheimers is a factor. If an older family member has comorbid health conditions or evolving prescriptions, the normal stress of a medication regimen can turn into an exhausting ordeal.
By taking advantage of a senior living community’s medication management service, residents and their families will avoid unnecessary stress and difficulty. Care teams monitor patients’ medication carefully to ensure that prescriptions are taken on time, in the correct doses, and do not harm the patient. The goal of medication management is steady, helpful consistency that allows seniors to enjoy the full benefits of whatever medication they are currently using.