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March 2014

One Out of Every Twenty-Five Seniors is at Risk for a Drug-Drug Interaction Problem

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We all eat food and drink beverages, some also use dietary supplements, and most of us regularly take at least one or more prescription or over-the-counter drug. We don’t generally put a lot of thought into combining foods, but when pharmaceuticals get factored into the equation, things become more complicated. Drugs can have adverse reactions to food, dietary supplements and especially to other…

More Seniors are Staying Close to Home than Ever Before

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Aging is a time of change and adaptation, sometimes a bit trying, but as potentially exciting as any time in your life. Similar to leaving home for the first time to go to college, to get married or to start a job, many retirees leave home again due to medical conditions, needs for daily assistance or simply because they’re looking for a change in lifestyle. However, retirement is also about…