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Seniors at Risk with Too Many Doctors

Older adults often find themselves with more than one doctor managing their care. Research shows that seniors can put themselves at risk with multiple medications from several doctors. Check out the practical advice below along with the Home Instead network's Senior Emergency KitSM at

Advance Preparation Helps Senior's Doctor Visits Go More Smoothly

Going to the doctor is a nerve-wracking experience for many people. That's why it's important that a senior be prepared and take along a family member, friend or professional caregiver as a second set of eyes and ears to make sure everything goes smoothly. If you're not able to go with a family member to the doctor, why not enlist the services of a professional CAREGiver?

Senior Medication Management: Avoiding the Medication Quagmire

When visiting your 85-year-old dad, you see bottles of medication on the kitchen counter, on the bathroom counter and on his nightstand. You wonder how he is keeping all of his medications straight. What do you ask?

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