Talking Pill Bottles Part 2: The Talking Devices and Where to Get Them [Update 3 -A Breakthrough for Some Medicare Plans]

A hand is holding a pill bottle atop the SvripTalk reader, which is white and about the size of a portable CD player.

  Yesterday September 30 2014 OptumRX, the mail order pharmacy for some large insurance companies including United Health Care, announced that it is beginning the roll out of the ScriptTalk medication label reader. (Check the photo above and the original post below.) ScripTalk is the premier  talking  medication label device. As well as the full […]

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Does Your Pill Bottle Talk?

Pill bottles, eye drops a tube and big bottles all have unreadable print labels. Only a little bottle with a big letter A on yellow tape has home made information on it.

    After Walgreens pharmacies launched a new Talking Pill Reminder last month, here is the first of two blog posts about talking labels on your medications.  This post tells you about the pharmacies that supply talking prescription devices and the pharmacies that do not. And next week’s post will describe the advantages and drawbacks […]

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Your Wonderful Hands

Hands sliding over a new toaster to check out the placement of the slots and controls.

Your fingers and hands have so many jobs to do now that your sight is not so good, or gone altogether. Maybe you’ve never realized how many other parts and functions besides pointing and grasping your wonderful hands have.   Landing gear: Your pinkie pointing out and down as you start to land your glass […]

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