1. “I’m going to help you with your pills. Let’s start with the first one.”

  2. “Here is your pill,” rather than “Your prescription is on the counter.”

  3. “Here’s the white pill. Place it in your hand. Put it on your tongue. Take a drink of water.”

  4. “This pill helps your heart, Mom.”

  5. “You need to take these pills, Dad, to keep you feeling good.”