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We report on the results of an ethnographic study of how elders manage their medication with the objective of informing the design of in-home assistive health technology to support "medication adherence." We describe the methods by which elders organize and remember to take their medication-methods that leverage a kind of distributed cognition. Elders devise medication management systems that rely on the spatial features of their homes, the temporal rhythms of their days, as well as thedoi:10.1145/1180875.1180888 dblp:conf/cscw/PalenB06 fatcat:z64bxzoofze4nitd4t46qws4km