In Home Health Care Services for Seniors in Calgary, AB
Comfort Keepers provides in home health care services such as medication management for seniors and older adults in Calgary, AB
Ensuring that older adults and disabled individuals manage and properly take medications is a real concern for family members. Almost all seniors over the age of 65 take at least one medication. The average senior takes:
- five prescription medications daily
- some may be required to take ten or more prescriptions
- vitamins daily
Keeping track of those medications can be very challenging for seniors, and the consequences severe. In home health care services can help ensure that your loved one gets the medication reminders he or she needs to stay safe and independent at home in the Calgary area.
In Home Health Care Services Help Seniors Manage Their Medications
Comfort Keepers in home health care services are designed to help seniors maintain their daily routine, whether it’s mobility assistance and bathing or meal preparation and medication management. A caregiver can set up medication reminders and make sure that seniors take their medications at the right time and take them with food or drink if necessary.
Managing multiple prescription medications requires organization and attention to detail. If a senior misses a dose of their medication or takes the wrong medication at a specified time the prescription can become ineffective or cause a negative reaction. A Calgary home care provider can create an organization system that will make sure that your senior loved one is getting the medications they need when they need them.
And in home health care services can also include helping seniors calling the pharmacy for refills and picking them up, helping them with insurance paperwork to pay for their medication, and providing transportation to appointments or physical therapy.
If you have a senior loved one in Calgary, AB who struggles to manage their medications and could benefit from in home care, contact us today for more information.