We thought our experienced caregivers, who may be licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Home Heath Aide (HHA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) would find the article below helpful.
Medication Tips For the Caregiver
Written By : Rebecca Colmer
Did you know that the average senior takes two to seven daily medications? As we age our bodies change, affecting the way medications (and foods) are absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted.
All of these can create a greater risk of drug interactions and side effects. The more medications the care-receiver takes daily, the easier it is lose to track of how many to take and when they should be taken.
Caregivers should use a medication organizer for their care-receiver.
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