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Design and Health Coming Together

Posted on 01/25/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThere’s no reason your pill bottle can’t be cool.  A new company has reinterpreted that staple of daily health, turning it into a series of sleek, functional and downright sexy looking replacements. As the designers say, they are removing the negative connotations with easier to use forms. The designers of Sabi talk about their choices and reasons behind this re-imagining. Many others are thinking along these same lines. How can technology be used to improve aging? By changing the overall model …

Managing Medications: It’s All About Organization

Posted on 11/29/2011 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

CaregivingAnyone walking into Mom and Dad’s apartment this evening would have seen me as a cross between a mad scientist, a bean counter and a creative genius at work. Well, I’d like to think the creative genius part would be mixed in, but who knows? It’s that time of month that I have come to dread: the assemblage of 8 weekly pill organizers.   Why dread it? Here’s why, by the numbers: 22 – The number of prescription medications my …