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Medication Management Mixup — Again! (MEDCO/Express Scripts and Dad’s ALF Both Messed Up)

Last week I was away from home all day on a local tour of one of the sights that school kids and out of town visitors usually see.  After living here over 4 years I have just started to do … Continue reading

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Caregiving from a Distance

Now that I am in the warm sunny South, I have to keep up with dad via the telephone and Internet.  I found myself so relaxed the first few days that I almost forgot to call dad.  We have afternoon … Continue reading

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Update on my experience with Medco-Express-Scripts

I have written in the past about my frustrating experiences with Medco (now Express-Scripts).  See “MEDCO-Express Scripts Merger and Personal Concerns”, “Medco Update – Good News!”, and “MEDCO – Another Hassle to Update Dad’s Account” Today I want to write … Continue reading

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MEDCO- Express Scripts Merger and Personal Concerns

Recently Express Scripts purchased MEDCO and the new company will be called Express Scripts.  I have already written about my difficulties with Medco in the past few years.  See “Medco Update – Good News!”; “MEDCO – Another Hassle to Update … Continue reading

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Medco Update – Good News!

This morning I got an email from Medco addressed to the new email address I had given them online yesterday.  That was great news.  It means everything is working the way it should. The email told me that a new … Continue reading

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MEDCO – Another Hassle to Update Dad’s Account

Now that I have my new cell phone (See Caregiving and Cell phones),  I have to notify friends and businesses about my new cell phone number.  Yesterday I planned to notify dad’s assisted living facility and Medco.  I made one … Continue reading

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Prescription Problems — Bane of my Exhistance!

Dad’s Assisted Living Facility (ALF) failed to renew dad’s blood pressure prescription and the medications ran out last week.  Now he has been without these medications for over a week.  Apparently, when they called the doctor’s office to renew the … Continue reading

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