Article by DailyCaring.com
“Well-managed medications are essential for good health. Taking multiple medications is a way of life for most older adults. And taking it correctly is essential for treating health conditions and managing symptoms.
Studies show that 87% of seniors take one prescription drug, 36% take 5 or more, and 38% use over-the-counter medications. That’s why medication management for seniors is such an important topic.
Putting a simple system in place and taking care of the basics helps seniors avoid common medication mistakes like taking the wrong drug, missing doses, or taking more than prescribed.”