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Text reminders help seniors improve medication adherence

Seniors improved their medication adherence with cell phone text reminders, according to an announcement of a study from CareSpeak Communications.

The Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, one of Southern California’s largest not-for-profit providers of retirement living communities, teamed with New Jersey-based CareSpeak Communications, a mobile communications technology solutions provider, to pilot CareSpeak’s mobile Health manager technology. The project featured customized texting services for medication alerts, diabetes and other chronic disease medication reminders, and medication tracking programs for seniors at Front Porch communities and neighboring senior centers.

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