Medication management (p1):

Taking the right medication at the right time. Tools to help make that happen.

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Analysis & Exploration: Medication management

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.



From MD to Alexa Skills Developer: My Journey

Retired physician, Dr Bob Kolock, shares his new "hobby": Alexa Skills Developer. He describes how he came to be interested in Alexa, and describes some of the 13 skills he has developed. Many of these skills are useful for older adults, and Dr. Kolock's perspective from "both sides of the stethoscope" makes them especially intriguing.



A Conversation You Haven't Had with Your Doctor...But Should

Drug company advertisements often end with the phrase “Ask your Doctor about…” followed by the newest drug being promoted. While surely they mean to ask if the new drug is right for you to start taking, I suggest a different question to ask your Doctor: “Of all the drugs prescribed for me, which one is most important for me to take correctly?”



Explorer Discussions: Medication management

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

Managing Medications, Pleasanton

How do you manage your medications? Members describe the various ways they keep track of their medications. .........Read more

Useful Products Services Gadgets: Avenidas

This lengthy recording covers several different topics: The starting point for different segments is indicated.

START: The i-cloud is better for synching your calendar and contacts across all your devices’ instantly than i-Tunes which has a lag time.

Facetime: Wonderful for... .........Read more

Home Robotics

Robotics and AI for Seniors. One member is fascinated with developments in this field and wants to find a way to keep up with what is available and affordable. She does not have a specific application in mind but may need help with declining eyesight.

Someone reminded us that Alexa can... .........Read more

Alexa Show and Tell @ Pleasanton

A member brought in an Alexa device and demonstrated some handy uses. .........Read more

How we Manage Medication While Traveling

Explorer Rosalie expresses concern that people using daily pill organizer boxes may become confused when traveling to other time zones, and wonders what one should do about this issue? The group has thoughts and some answers. .........Read more


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

Memo Box Smart Pillbox

Memo Box Deluxe

Memo Box Deluxe by Tinylogics is a modular smart pill dispenser system that is designed to work with Wi-Fi and an optional smartphone app.


Worst Pills, Best Pills


Worst Pills, Best Pills is a reference website with commentary on drug interactions or potentially harmful drugs which may be pending removal from the market.


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.


PASS Packs


PASS Packs by Parata Technology is a prepackaging system for pharmacies designed to assist patients with medication adherence. Doses are prepackaged and marked by time of day.




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.




Med-E-Lert is an 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 flashing light box to...


MedaCube by PharmAdva

MedaCube, medication management aid

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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