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Caring for Seniors with Diabetes

Approximately 12 million Americans have diabetes, the majority aged 65 and above. Diabetes generally leads to a greater risk of early mortality, lower quality of life, isolation, and being institutionalized. Caring for seniors with diabetes can be complicated, particularly if they suffer from other diseases that also require specialized care. Below you’ll learn more about …

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Senior Medication Management

Medication Management for Seniors

Many seniors take a variety of medications including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and possibly some supplements as well. When a senior requires multiple doses throughout the day, medication management becomes much more important. The proper doses of the right medication must be administered at the right intervals for the senior patient to maintain good health. …

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