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Effects of Medication Problems

Effects of Medication Problems

Courtesy of Scott Johnson from HomeInstead Senior Care.

Seniors and family caregivers should look for warning signs that can indicate a problem with a medication. “When there is a change in medication, you should watch for changes in behaviour,” said Pronica Janikowski, Professional Development Coordinator of the Canadian Society of Consultant Pharmacists. “The person may be confused or dizzy and this can lead to a fall. Sometimes changes in medication can also make them drowsy, so if they are suddenly ...

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What a Senior Needs to Ask a Doctor About a Prescription

What a Senior Needs to Ask a Doctor About a Prescription

Courtesy of Scott Johnson from Home Instead Senior Care.

Seniors who are seeing multiple doctors are at increased risk of medication problems. Try to ensure that older adults have one doctor overseeing all of their medications. Also, look for an independent pharmacy or a specialist in geriatrics, geriatric pharmacotherapy and the unique medication-related needs of the geriatric population.

Home Instead Senior Care® has put together the following list of questions that seniors and family caregivers should ask a doctor about ...

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Alzheimer Society of Peel presents Legal, Financial and Long Term Care

Legal, Financial and Long Term Care Educational Events presented by the Alzheimer Society of Peel and sponsored by HomeInstead Senior Care.

An education event for care partners, afamilya dn friend of those living with Alzheimers or a related dementia. Find out what you need to know about planning ahead.

Guest Speakers: Bob Love LLB & Mike Holloway CA

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