A Prescription for Trouble

A Prescription for Trouble

#heart #patients #medications #polypharmacy #AHA Some older Americans are taking a staggering number of Rx medications. For those at risk for heart failure, some of those drugs might be making their problems even worse. A report by the American Heart Association reveals more than 50% of older heart failure patients leave the hospital with at […]

Most Seniors are Taking Too Many Rx Medicines

Most Seniors are Taking Too Many Rx Medicines

The NY-T’s┬áreports that the average person in their mid to late 60’s today is taking 15 Rx drugs a year, and that does not count the number of over-the-counter products they may be taking. That is a lot of medications, especially when you consider that a survey released by the American Association of Retired Persons […]