Medication Management News Release for Ulster &
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Real Drug Problem: Forgetting To Take Them!
Kingston, NY – March 12, 2007 – Proper medication management
is the foundation of good health for chronic illnesses or a sore throat.
Yet 50% of people do not take prescribed medications as ordered by their
The Office of US Inspector General reports that 10% of hospitalizations
and 23% of nursing home admissions could be prevented if medications
were taken as prescribed.
Home Health Care and Companion Agency, Inc., a provider of home care
services to Ulster and Dutchess County residents for 28 years offers
a solution, “AM/PM Medication Management Service”.
AM/PM Medication Management Service, fulfilled by the agency’s
Home Care Nurses, provide weekly home visits to set out medications
for the week, check on the therapeutic effects and side effects of the
medication, reorder medications as needed and contact physicians and
pharmacists to maximize the healthful effects of medications.
Agency nurses help people using this service to establish a regular
routine of medication administration, check for medication interactions
and offer counsel regarding medications effects, uses and side effects.
Did you take your pills today? Why not? Don’t like the way you
feel? Don’t know if they work. Ran out?
AM/PM Medication Management Service offers a weekly nurse consultant
to help find the right medications to manage your health, establish
a routine of regular administration and eliminate common causes of not
taking medications properly.
Nurse Consultants provide an up-to-date list of medications so that
you and all of your physicians can see exactly what medications you
take and how you take them.
As we live longer, we all want to live better, more fulfilling lives.
The AM/PM Medication Management Service was designed to help people
stay healthy, feel well and enjoy longer healthier lives.
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Home Health Care & Companion Agency, Inc.
366 Albany Avenue, Kingston, N.Y. 12401
Ulster (845)331-1966 Dutchess (845)454-3778