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Analysis & Exploration: Medication

Medication Management Systems: Which?

"Good" medication management is widely believed to be desirable, by older adults as well as by clinicians. This article is about what factors make medication management systems useful for a given person, and outlines a series of circumstances for which specific features of these products can be helpful. Think of this as a "how to get started" guide to the topic of medication management systems.



Explorer Discussions: Medication

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

A Guided Exploration of Pill Management Methods

SF Village explorers join in a guided exploration of five key questions about how they organize and manage their pills (prescriptions and dietary suppliments). .........Read more

What I do about pill organization and consistent maintenance.

I would like to share what I do about pill organization and consistent maintenance.

I started out using the "day of the week" organizers pictured, which are sold in drugstores. That worked for a while, but I found that my memory of what medicines I take began fading because each pill was... ....... Read more

Timer Pill Caps @ SRC

The Saratoga Retirement Community Explorer group is introduced to a new device in pill management: Pill bottles with caps that keep the elapsed time since the bottle was last opened. .........Read more

Pill Bottle Timer Caps @SF

The group examines pill container caps (TimerCap) that mark the elapsed time since it was last opened. Samples of the timer caps on pill containers are passed around the group for comments. .........Read more

Hero At Explorer Circle SF

San Francisco Explorers learn about an automatic pill dispenser which was recently included in a Tech-enhanced Life feature article on the topic. .........Read more


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Useful Products & Resources: Medication (shared by our Explorers)

Tricella Pillbox

Tricella Pillbox

The Smart Pillbox by Tricella is designed to detect if a dose of medication has been forgotten, and to alert the user as well as a friend or family member, as well.


Pria: Home Care Companion

Pria: Home Care Companion

Pria is a voice activated robot intended to manage medications as well as provide health and wellness information via the Internet and an app.


Dr Poket Medication Reminder App


The Dr Poket Android app is intended, among other things, to be a reminder to the user to take the right medications at the right time, and to notify designated persons if they are not taken.


Pill Monitor

Pill Monitor

Pill Monitor is an iOS app designed by Maxwell Software to remind the user to take the entered pills on time.




CompuMed is a countertop device to store and dispense medications at pre programmed times, with alerts.


eNNOVEA Pill Planner


The eNNOVIA 14-Day Pill Planner is designed to improve medication adherence through organization of daily doses in a countertop dispenser.


GMS Automated Pill Dispenser


GMS makes this automated pill dispenser with multiple features designed to support medication regimen adherence.


Med-Q Pillbox


The Med-Q Pillbox is a 7-day a.m./p.m. organizer with audible and flashing light alarms to draw attention to dosage timing.

From the website: "The Med-Q programmable Pill Box with triple alarms makes pill time simple. Seniors use the simplicity of the Pill Reminder...


MedaCube by PharmAdva


MedaCube is a connected medication organizing and dispensing device with up to a 90-day capacity and is designed to send text messages to designees in the case of missed doses.



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