Prescription Medication Safety

Over two million Americans experience adverse drug reactions from prescription medication each year. Patients develop complications from these medications when health care professionals ignore precautionary measures and lack communication skills. Read more

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Caregivers are often the first line of defense in protecting the elderly and infirm – especially when it comes to making sure medications are obtained and taken properly. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more


One of the common issues that caregivers have to deal with on a daily basis is the need to dispense their care recipient’s medication in a safe and timely fashion. Read more


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


A growing concern for family caregivers is the possibility of a loved one’s accidental overdose. This is an issue I hear about with alarming frequency as we travel the country on our Fearless Caregiver Conference tour. Read more

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