A senior woman reads a prescription medication bottle as she learns about managing medications for seniors.

Managing Medications for Seniors: A Guide to Preventing Overmedication

The days of “take two aspirin and call me in the morning” have morphed into “take two of these…and two of these…and maybe one of those, too!” Nearly forty percent of older adults are taking at least five different prescription medications each day—not to mention vitamins, supplements, and OTC meds. Read More
Knowing the facts about vitamins for older adults, a woman holds a glass of water and the supplement she is about to take.

The Latest Recommendations on Vitamins for Older Adults

Minerals, vitamins, and supplements—oh my! 70 percent of seniors take them; but are they really necessary as we get older? After all, a balanced and healthy diet offers older adults necessary nutrients. Read More
Senior man sitting and looking at his medication despondantly

Safe Medication Management for Seniors: Strategies to Avoid Common Issues

A study of over 2,000 older adults revealed that a remarkable 87% take a minimum of one prescription drug, and a staggering 36% are taking 5 or more – as well as 38% using over-the-counter meds on a routine basis. Read More