Simplify your prescriptions

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If you use multiple pharmacies to fill prescriptions, you may be more likely to make errors with taking medications correctly. Creating a “pharmacy home” to fill all of your prescriptions can help simplify your medication routine. This way, a single healthcare professional has a full view of your medicine needs and care. Also, refills can be better managed to reduce trips to the pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist or doctor to check your insurance benefits for home delivery or extended day supplies of your medications.

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Put your pills where you will see them. For example, if you take a pill with breakfast, put your pills on the breakfast table. Put a reminder note where you will see it — on your coffee cup, for instance, or on the bathroom mirror, if you take the medicine in the morning …