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There is a portion of the population that aren't helped by pill boxes or timers. They may benefit from having their medicines "bubble packed", or placed in individual sealed compartments for each dose. Check with your local pharmacy to see if they perform this service. You can usually get your medications sealed together by dose-- by the week or month. That way you simply take all of the pills in the "bubble" corresponding to the proper day and time--no more filling boxes or fumbling with prescription bottles.