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screenshot of medication tracker template in Google Sheets, with places to track different medications, dosages, times of day, etc.

Medication Sheet Template

Managing a lot of different medications is overwhelming because it requires organizing and keeping track of a lot of important information. Meds need to be refilled at different times, their dosages get adjusted, and it’s

Catheter hanging in shower near bathing items

Condom Catheter

The little known lifesaver for sleeping through the night: the condom catheter! Here’s where support groups and sharing information really comes in handy. Because doctors just don’t always help you as much as you need.

Clear urinal placed in silver metal bucket

Plastic Urinal

Another way to deal with overnight urination is the urinal. It’s nothing fancy, but it works. They’re cheap and easy to obtain, but they can make overnights so much better. Betty, who cares for her

Teal blue Three tier rolling cart With hygienic and medical supplies

Rolling Cart with Orientation Clock

This picture highlights two things: a rolling cart and an orientation clock. Rolling carts with shelves can help keep things organized and their portability is also useful, especially if there are multiple things to remember

Thick it and other supplements on counter

Thick It

For some people I spoke to, taking meds was difficult because of swallowing problems. One trick those folks use is to buy a thickening agent. One caregiver told me, ” I buy Thick It by