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5 ways to prevent falls

Posted 22 September 2020 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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Technology to help you with caregiving

Posted 24 June 2019 by Fallon Health

The correct technology can help make caregiving more manageable. But with so much available, it can be difficult to know where to begin.

Consider these caregiving technologies your starting point.

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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 24 July 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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Coordinating care for your loved one

Posted 26 September 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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Helping your loved one find a new provider

Posted 22 May 2017 by Fallon Health

There are numerous issues to take into consideration when your loved one needs or wants to change health care providers. As a caregiver, you can help guide your loved one's choice.

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