Women’s History Month is a chance to remember major milestones that made aging well easier for women. Since the beginning of the 20th century, life expectancy has increased significantly due to improvements in public health, nutrition, and medical technology including improved treatments and better medications for heart disease, stroke, infectious diseases, and certain cancers, such as breast and colon cancers.
November is National Family Caregivers Month and a good chance to learn how you can address fall risk factors and prevent your loved one from falling.Read
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) hosts two National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events each year. Anyone who takes medication should use the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets.Read
Use this list of ten questions to ask your doctor or pharmacist to take an active role in managing your medication and falls risk.Read