The October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter is now available! Below are descriptions of two articles you can find in the edition:
When we read about today’s “opioid epidemic,” most of us picture younger people scoring illegal drugs on a street corner. But older adults also are at high risk of abusing these substances. Learn more about medication safety in "Chronic Pain, Prescribed Opioids and Pain Management."
“I’m just getting older.” “I’m just having senior moments.” “Mom’s forgetfulness is normal at her age.” It’s tempting to be in denial when we notice symptoms that might mean Alzheimer’s disease — but keeping quiet about it is the worst choice. To learn why, read Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer's Disease?"