Medication Management

Use Caution with Heartburn Medications

As a senior care leader, prescribing or distributing medications, it’s critical to know the latest pharma recalls and modified warning labels Read More »

The Relationship Between Senior Care and Pharmacy Solutions: Part 2

Medication management challenges senior care facilities. Explore pharmacy solutions including medication therapy management and formulary management. Read More »

The Relationship Between Senior Care and Pharmacy Solutions: Part 1

Ensuring safe, appropriate medication management practices in senior care facilities is challenging for many reasons. Pharmacy solutions can help to ensure patient safety and wellbeing, and they can also help to streamline staff processes for improved accuracy and time-savings. Read More »

Battling Dehydration Among Seniors

Many seniors are chronically dehydrated — and their symptoms easily misdiagnosed. Help your residents avoid the serious health consequences of dehydration. Read More »

5 Ways to Minimize Falls in Senior Care Facilities

Fall prevention is essential not just because it helps to prevent injuries, but because it helps people maintain independence as the body ages. Here are 5 strategies. Read More »

Curbing Opioid Abuse and Diversion in Long-Term Care Facilities

Senior care facilities are not immune to complications related to the opioid crisis. What can you do to prevent diversion and keep all medications in your facility safer? Read More »

Medication Management in Senior Living

Best practices for helping residents in assisted living facilities stay healthy. Read More »

Battling Drug Resistance in Long-Term Care Facilities

Know which bugs to watch out for and how to thwart their spread. Read More »

The polypharmacy epidemic

Medication management can reduce the number of unnecessary prescriptions, many of which have potentially harmful side effects, and can improve overall health. 

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Over-the-counter pain relievers work as well as opioids

A new study finds acetaminophen and ibuprofen relieve pain as effectively as Percocet, Vicodin or Tylenol No. 3, suggesting a pain management option without risk of addiction.

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