If you are a senior, you might be thinking you are adequately managing your medications, but you could be putting yourself in jeopardy. If you are a family caregiver, working together with your older loved one provides an opportunity to keep your senior feeling empowered as well as safe with his or her choices.
Make sure you and an older adult know the answers to these helpful questions from the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP):
Review medications and practices of administering medications together with your senior and medical provider. Consider a Home Instead CAREGiver to support your loved one age safely in the place that they feel the most comfortable – home. Reach out to Home Instead Senior Care today at (902) 800-7597 to set up a complementary care consult with our Client Care Coordinator. At that time, we can help you come up with a care plan suited to you or the needs of your loved one.