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Five Of The Best Tech Smart Pill Dispensers for Ageing Parents

TEC Editor July 26, 2019

In our blog titled, how to select an automatic pill dispenser we had fed our brain well with the factors to be considered while moving the wish list items to the check out section, with respect to automatic pill dispensers. But, if you are new to our site or have not read the blog mentioned above, we would recommend sparing few minutes of your time to warm up your grey cells with the attributes which decide the final purchase of pill dispenser for elderly, before exploring the options as available in this section.


1. GMS Med-e-lert 28 Day Automatic Pill Dispenser 

The GMS Med-e-lert 28 Day Automatic Pill Dispenser is a complete platter of features which makes it the number one choice of the users. It comes with 28 compartments with each compartment and 20% more space as compared to other pill dispensers. Its tamper-proof locking system helps avoid an overdose of medicine. Its high alarm sound with flashlight is great for elders with hearing issues. Its loud sound alarm keeps ringing until 30minute or medicine consumption, whichever is earlier. It’s custom barrel key is an additional security feature.


2. LiveFine Automatic Pill Dispenser

LiveFine automatic pill dispenser has motorized 28 slot carousel that rotates inside the device. Its an appropriate medication management tool for seniors and caregivers as it delivers medicines as per the programmed schedule. Also, it ensures ease of use as it requires the simple mechanism of flip and removes to dispense medicines. It comes with an intuitive interface for clock settings, program alerts, volume and more. To avoid an accidental overdose of medicines the given pill dispenser comes with an optional safety latch secure lid. For elders who suffer from Alzheimer’s its user interface and alarm system is very beneficial. Apart from all the automatic features, it is also equipped with a manual interface for those who prefer it.


3. GMS Med-e-lert 2Trays – 28 Day Automatic Pill Dispenser 

The GMS Med-e-lert 2 trays 28-day automatic pill dispenser by Med-e-lert dispenses medications up to 6 times a day. Its best part is that one is not required to re-program the entire medication schedule after the change of batteries. After every 10 minutes of no activity period, the display shuts down. The loud alarm with its blinking light is great even for those elders who have hearing issues. The given dispenser is equipped with safety features like a tamper-proof locking system and alarm modes. The given dispenser is spacious enough to accommodate all your medicines. Its purchase kit comes with 2 trays, 2 keys, 2 sets of dosage rings and few more accessories.

4. MedReady 1700 Medication Dispenser

The MedReady 1700  medication dispenser comes has a locked lid to prevent any tampering of the medication schedule. It has 28 compartments with the capacity of each compartment to hold 9 pills to the max. Its use ensures that no dosage is missed because, once the dosage schedule is set, it itself notifies for taking medicines by means of alarm. It comes with an LED display for timing and dosage schedule. In case the dosage is missed, it keeps ringing its alarm Its security is ensured by means of its lock and key feature. It is tamper-proof.

5. e-pill Automatic Medication Dispenser 

The e-pill Automatic Pill Dispenser can easily dispense medicines up to 28 times a day. its tight security feature comes with 2 keys and 2 med trays along with pill sorting and filling tray. It ensures ease of use. Its medication schedule notification is in the form of sound alarm. And once the device is turned upside down, the alarm stops ringing. The design of the dispenser is such that there is no disturbance in the arrangement of medicines inside the box, even if the box is turned upside down.

With the best of the options listed above, you are free to consider the purchase of the one that suits you the best even in terms of their price. Whichever, pill dispenser device you opt for, remember, it’s all there to reduce your stress regarding the most significant part of medication management.


**All the images as used in this blog have been taken from the official product websites.