Medication aids are designed to assist a person to take their medication effectively and easily. There are a number of medication organisers and pill reminders that can be used in a variety of environments such as private homes, hospitals, nursing homes, at school, in the community and in the workplace. Compliance with medication taking is important to ensure that medication prescribed by your pharmacist or doctor is taken at the correct time with the correct dose. Medication aids can assist people who forget to take their medication on a regular basis or due to cognitive impairment. Selection of medication aids can depend on a number of factors including the persons’ preference, size of the aid, how often medication is taken, portability, price and functional features. Remember to always dispose of any unwanted or out-of-date medications, and store medications in a locked cabinet when not in use.