When we read about today’s “perscription drug epidemic,” most of us picture young patients scamming illegal drugs from their doctors. But older adults also are at high risk of abusing perscription medication. Watch for upcoming blog article on medication safety for practical mediation procedures that can prevent perscription drug abuse.
It’s hard not to be in denial if we notice symptoms in our parents or ourselves that might indicate Alzheimer’s. “I’m just getting older.” “I’m just having senior moments.” “Mom’s forgetfulness is normal at her age.” However, keeping quiet about it can be dangerous. Look for our upcoming article on how to address the symptoms of Alzheimer’s quickly and effectively to help prevent the toll on safety and personal wellbeing.
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