Tag: medication management services

NCOA Offer Medication Mgt Tips

Every year, one in three adults aged 65+ has one or more harmful reactions to a medication, according to the American Geriatrics Society.Here are 6 tips to keep in mind to manage medication wisely to stay healthy and safe. 1. Be informed about all the medications you‰Ûªre taking. All drugs...

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Third of Home Care Staff Make Medication Errors – What You Can Do

A Northwestern University study has shown that more than one-third of paid home care staff had difficulty reading and understanding health-related information and directions. Sixty percent made errors when sorting medications into pillboxes. Nearly 100 paid, non-family caregivers were recruited in the Chicago area and their health literacy levels and...

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