Medicines in the elderly (Sep 2006) - Archived
As you age, your body handles medicines differently. What You Need to Know About Medicines and Getting Older provides information to elderly people in the veteran community who use medicines, suggests questions to ask your health care provider when starting a new medicine, and other medicine-taking tips.
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- Not sure of the Home Medicines Review process?
- Dementia Awareness
- Latest Veterans’ MATES research looks at anticholinergic medicines and the risk of confusion
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Veterans' MATES Report 2016 - 2017 Improving care of older veterans
Our latest report provides an overview of the Veterans’ MATES program’s recent achievements, and the impact of initiatives in keeping veterans healthy.Download PDF