Thank you – thank you – thank you.
As the population lives to be older and older, one of the concerns for many children of the elderly is that their loved one will run out of money before they die. In September, 2012, my 95 year-old mother, who lives as an independent in an assisted-living facility, was hospitalized for a short period of time. Unfortunately, for many elderly patients, an illness and hospitalization causes some increased confusion. In my mother’s case, the confusion affected her ability to remember correctly the medication she needs to take. I live far enough away, that it is not possible for me to visit her on a daily basis to dispense her medication. If we had switched her status from “independent living” to “assisted living,” a staff member would have overseen her medication, but her rent would have increased several hundred dollars per month. In my efforts to find some way to avoid having a 25% increase in her monthly living expenses, I searched the Web for “pill dispensers for the elderly.” That’s when and how I found MedMinder. I LOVE Maya. This is a concept that makes you slap your forehead and say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” It works beautifully for us and, God willing, will allow my mother to maintain her independence for a while longer in a lovely home that she can still afford. It is an incredibly brilliant device, and I will continue to sing the praises of Maya and Jon long after I (or my mother) no longer have a need for it.You have my deepest gratitude.