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If you are an adult child of a senior, you may find yourself worrying about how well they are managing their medications. Seniors often live with health conditions that can require multiple medications.
In fact, physicians say it isn’t uncommon for older patients to be taking as many as twenty medications. With so many medications for an older adult to manage, it’s easy to understand how mistakes happen.
Medication Mistakes and Older Adults
Some of the most common mistakes older adults make are:
Medication Support at Sunrise Communities
One of the most utilized services at Sunrise Senior Living communities is medication coordination. Our professional caregiving team oversees every detail of managing residents’ medications, from ordering prescriptions to administering dosages. Call the Sunrise community nearest you to learn more!