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Are Senior Medications Being Taken Incorrectly?

caregiver explaining medications to senior

Non-compliance with doctors’ orders for senior medications is more common than you may realize.

Medicines can both enhance and save lives, but there is a hidden danger that can lead to dire consequences — the danger of medication non-adherence. Read more

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Prevent Dangerous Medication Management Mistakes with These Tips

person filling weekly medication dispenser

Avoid dangerous medication management mistakes with help from Endeavor In-Home Care.

With over 10,000 prescription medications available in the United States, it’s no wonder that so many older individuals – approximately one in three – are taking a minimum of five of them every day. And family caregivers recognize firsthand the challenges of medication management for seniors. In fact, studies have shown that as many as 55% of prescription drugs are being taken incorrectly for a variety of reasons, and the repercussions can be extremely dangerous. Read more