Drug Interactions

Substance Abuse Class

Alcohol abuse can put the elderly at risk for internal bleeding, heart problems and difficulties in breathing. Alcohol-related illnesses are a major cause of premature death.

Safe Use of Medicines for Older Adults

Jerry’s Story

Jerry looked at his five pill bottles. It was getting hard to keep track of his growing list of medicines. He needed a way to remember what each medicine was for, how much to take, and when.

Ensuring Drug Safety, Effectiveness with Multiple Medications

By Helen Dennis Question: My 84-year-old father is the primary care provider for my mother, who is 82.

Drug Interactions

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