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What is Arthritis? Arthritis Education Series (1 of 7)

Dr. Eric Otterberg explains the types of arthritis, their levels of severity and the effect arthritis has on us all.

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Useful Tips for Managing Medication: How to Help Your Senior Manage Medication (Video 3 of 3)

Useful ways you can help your senior loved one get organized and avoid drug interactions and confusion about dosing.

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Future Caregivers Knowledge Base-Research Findings: Knowing is Caring (2 of 4)

Research findings in which 600 future family caregivers were surveyed to determine their level of knowledge and awareness when it comes to important information about their senior loved ones.

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Doctor and Medication Management: Knowing is Caring (3 of 4)

Aging parents who are seeing multiple doctors and receiving multiple medications may be at an increased risk for medication related problems.

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Information Management Tools and Resources: Knowing is Caring (4 of 4)

Learn about important medical documents, insurance information, and resources to assist with your senior's daily routines or an unexpected emergency.

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Knowing is Caring (1 of 4)

An introduction to the importance of knowing as much as you can about your senior's medications, doctors, medical appointments and other vital info.


Senior Emergency Kit Worksheets and Checklists

The Senior Emergency Kit features several worksheets that family caregivers can complete with the help of a senior loved one. This toolkit can be kept in an easy-to-reach location, such as a nightstand, to allow easy access to information.

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Additional Resources

Consider the following resources to learn more about how to keep your senior loved ones safe at home.

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Make Your Senior's Health Information Handy

Refrigerator magnets are great ways to display photos and artwork. There are other important and potentially life-saving uses for magnets.

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One Family's Tragedy - Video

Pharmacist Rob Albers tells the story of his 89-year-old dad, whose medication accident left him paralyzed from the waist down.

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