Too much of a good thing: avoiding polypharmacy

By |2019-05-05T11:25:38-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Dementia Education, Health, Seniors, Tips|

You probably already know that mixing medications without the careful supervision of a healthcare provider can cause serious health problems. Did you know there is a word for this? It’s called “polypharmacy” - and its symptoms are often confused with the conditions being treated, or even normal aging. Because the average older adult takes 4 medications daily, it’s especially important to keep an eye out if you or your loved ones are in this [...]