People over the age of 65 represent 14% of the US population but consume more than one-third of prescription medications. The average senior citizen uses more than five different medications each day. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:54 PM , Articles

According to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, more than 34 percent of seniors take medications prescribed by more than one physician and 72 percent take medications that were prescribed more than six months ago. more


The over 65 population in America purchases and consumes more medications than any other age group. more