Take Care When You Pack Medication

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If you’re traveling by air, take care when packing your medications. Keep them in the original containers, in case you need to reach your pharmacist in a hurry. Have a note from your doctor with you that explains your condition and your need for the medication, along with a list of all of them. A list will be helpful should you get stuck and need to replace a medication, or if you and your bags are separated. Always pack your pills in your carry-on bag so that they’re accessible at all times. If you are on various MS therapies; your medication may require refrigeration; ice packs are a good temporary fix until you get to a fridge.

Tarita Davenock

 

Tarita

I am happily married with two children; three if you count my spoiled rotten furry baby Annabelle.I was born in Hillingdon, U.K, and have grown up in Nanaimo B.C. Canada. My parents & grandparents were all born in the Fiji Islands; however, my ancestry is Indian. As a child I wanted to learn Hindi so I could understand my grandparents; especially the stories about all the trouble that my parents caused as children! I have a Bachelors in Behavioral Psychology and English; I am a candidate for a MA in both subjects. I was a Social Worker and my case load predominantly consisted of special needs adults and children; however, it was suggested that I change careers when I was diagnosed with MS at 29. I was a travel enthusiast and have visited many continents; so when a position in the local paper was looking for someone that loved to travel, and loved people; it was 'kismet', and I began my new career! 17 years later, I have carved a niche for myself as a 'Certified Special Needs Travel Advocate'. I now plan travel for people that need their vacation 'tweaked' due to various forms of disability; my company's mantra is 'Travel Should Be Inclusive- Not Exclusive' and utilizing my strategic worldwide contacts; this is achievable...

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