What can pharmacies do for older people?
Collaborative Post Medical practitioners tell us that their medications work. But, unfortunately, many of us don’t benefit from them as we should because we simply forget to take them. We’re so distracted by everything else in life. Of course, forgetting to take your pills isn’t without consequences. You could find that a condition comes back. […]Read more
As we enter our middle years, many of us are starting to build a collection of daily medications to address issues such as blood pressure, mood and aching joints. Our older relatives are quite likely to be taking even more medication and need more medical devices to achieve the best possible quality of life. While […]Read more
With a growing number of older people needing help to live independently at home, there is massive pressure on funding. A promised increase may go some way to helping. By Camille Leavold The UK Government recently announced a £3.5bn annual real-terms increase in funding for primary and community care in England, with Prime Minister Theresa May suggesting […]Read more
If it’s difficult for your older friends or family to get out of the house then using an online pharmacy for certain medications and to fulfil prescriptions can be a useful option. This article is provided by Doctor Fox, an online medical clinic and pharmacy registered with the Care Quality Commission. Sometimes bad weather or […]Read more
Written by Rebecca Lenton Pharmacists can do more for our parents now than ever. Whilst they don’t offer the same expertise as a doctor they can certainly ensure that our parents are living well and managing their medication successfully. We explore the ways in which pharmacists can help our parents with their pills and prescriptions. […]Read more