Simplify Prescription Packaging to Avoid Nursing Homes

Numerous factors impact a senior's ability to live independently, such as health and memory problems, mobility issues, and care coordination concerns. Often overlooked is the fact that one quarter of all nursing home admissions are the result of poor medication adherence.  Simplify Prescription Packaging to Avoid Nursing Homes Representing a loss of independence, being placed in a nursing home is a difficult milestone for both seniors and their families. It is also costly for seniors, their families and the health care system. The cost of a single room in a nursing home averages more than $200 per day and close

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Alzheimer's Caregivers Can Fight the Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease is challenging under the best of circumstances. Across the United States, more than five million people ages 65 and older are currently living with Alzheimer's disease (AD). And over 15 million more Americans - family members, friends, neighbors and volunteers - provide unpaid care for a loved one with AD. What makes this disease particularly heartbreaking is feeling helpless against it - there's no way to prevent Alzheimer's, keep it from progressing, or cure it. But there are ways for caregivers, and the patients and loved ones they care for, to help in the

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