Care recipient (cr) can’t remember to take his her medicine

Try: Use a pillbox to keep track of each day’s medicine give cr his her pills each day if necessary ask cr’s doctor when meds need to be taken

Materials: Pillbox

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: n/a

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Forgets to take medicine medication medication management memory loss keeping medications in one place keeping track of medications

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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