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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. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:54 PM , Articles

We would never expect to hear that our parents and even our grandparents might be abusing drugs. But according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the fastest growing population of prescription drug abusers is the elderly. more

Sep 26, 2017 11:55 AM 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

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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. more

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