As people age, their healthcare needs tend to increase, and so does their likelihood of being prescribed medication. While some medications can be essential for seniors’ health, unnecessary use of drugs can lead to adverse drug reactions, hospitalizations, and increased healthcare costs. Therefore, it is crucial to identify and reduce unnecessary medication use in seniors. In this article, we will explore some practical tips to help seniors and their caregivers reduce their reliance on unnecessary medications and improve their overall quality of life.
Infographic Provided by Healthcare Consulting Company, Polaris Group