We think we will always be able
One day you will no longer able to. What if a illness comes out of the Blue. What happens if you break a hip? Imagine if you have a debilitating stroke from medication mistakes. After all,90 % seniors make medication mistakes on a regular basis with the help of a smart pill box.
Who will make a Senior’s Power of Attorney decision for you?
Most people have given this little thought. Few have discussed it with their family. They need to discussed it with someone else and put their desires in writing. You should discuss your wishes in the event that you become incapable so they are know by all. Even though no one likes to talk about it, it still needs to be discussed. No one knows what tomorrow will bring.
Senior’s Power Of Attorney
If you need someone else to make decisions for you in the future, is called Advance Care Planning. The leagls documents are called ” Senior’s Power of Attorney for Personal Care and a Continuing Power of Attorney for Property” . Every senior should have completed both documents before it is too late. Power of Attorney for Personal Care is a legal document that charges someone else the right to make decisions on your behalf regarding health care. It doesn’t have to be be a lawyer, but should be someone you trust. They should know your wants. The should know that they should make decisions from your desires. not theirs. Decision like medication tools to be used like a pill box or smart pill reminder service is enforced through a Power of Attorney.
MedQ Smart Pill box recommend that you do use a lawyer. There are basic components that all Powers of Attorney must include in order to be valid. you can download the for at Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee . When completed , keep the originals in a safe place and make sure that you have at least one copy that is easily accessible. Ensure those you have asked to be your attorney have copies access to the original documents if needed.
MedQ Smart Pill Box is proud to provide information to our seniors. We understand that medication management will not prevent the inevitable. Our years of experience and user feed back makes it so we can share success and disaster stories with our reader. If you would like to add anything about getting a Senior’s Power of Attorney drafted, please commit on this Blog.[/mp_code]