Canada needs a comprehensive strategy to improve prescription drug safety for seniors

Canada needs a comprehensive strategy to improve prescription drug safety for seniors

Four years ago, at age 84, my dad survived a severe stroke. The downside is that during his hospital stay this otherwise fit person was put on a drug regimen and has been taking nine prescription drugs a day ever since.

Combating the over-medication of seniors

Combating the over-medication of seniors

The case of ‘too much medication’ in Canadian seniors is finally starting to be recognized for the serious problem it has become.