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  • Managing medication when your loved one moves to a different care setting

    Posted 08/07/2018 by Fallon Health

    Medication management is among the most important tasks for caregivers. Medication errors can easily cause additional health problems, sometimes very serious ones. 

    But there are a few things you can do to stay on top of your loved one’s medication regimen, even during moves between hospital, home and a rehabilitation or nursing facility

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  • How to help manage medication for your loved one

    Posted 07/24/2018 by Fallon Health

    Managing multiple medications is difficult, especially for someone struggling with physical or cognitive limitations. If you discover that your loved one needs help, you may end up taking on the important task of medication management. Pharmacists Mojgan Haji and Katherine Loomer have suggestions for how to you can help.

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    Too many medications to manage

    Posted 06/12/2018 by Fallon Health

    Even in the best of circumstances, it’s easy to get confused and make errors when taking multiple medications. If someone you care about is finding it difficult to manage medications, check out these suggestions to make it easier.

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    Coordinating care for your loved one

    Posted 09/27/2017 by Fallon Health

    In an ideal world, the communication between your loved one's health care providers would be seamless, but that's not usually how it works out. Most often, the task of coordinating care falls to the patient—and the patient’s caregivers.

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    5 ways to prevent falls

    Posted 08/23/2017 by Fallon Health

    One in four people aged 65 and older fall each year. But paying attention to changes in health and mobility can help you reduce the risk of your loved one falling. 

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