Monthly Archives: November 2012

Caregivers Can Limit the Over-Medication of Seniors

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In the following article, the AARP reports that it is not uncommon for older adults to be over-medicated and to experience adverse reactions to the ever-lengthening list of medications they take.¬†Although it is sad to say this this problem is a way that institutions have dealt with patients on a general basis due (especially where staff is limited), this problem also suggests why having home care can really help to offset unneccessary medication intake. Having a good caregiver can help your senior become monitored regularly and correctly where each sign of over medicating or improper medication can be observed. A good caregiver’s job is to help a senior feel naturally better, physically and mentally, with as little dependency on medication […]

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