Respite Care Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

On April 15, 2015, Posted by , In Medication Information,Respite Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Respite Care Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

 Prescription Drug Abuse Skyrocketing Among Elderly Population When asked to physically describe the typical drug addict, a person probably would not assign their perpetrator grey hair, wrinkles, and glasses, yet evidence supporting the image of an elderly addict is mounting. Think about this statistic: According to the federal Substance Abuse…

Caregiving Services in Franklin, MI

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Caregivers,Medicare, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Caregiving Services in Franklin, MI

Medicare Prescription Drug Donut Hole May End Up Costing Recipients Is the donut hole closing fast enough for all Medicare beneficiaries? In 2011, many Medicare recipients could hit the Medicare prescription drug donut hole faster, and pay more out-of-pocket on their way to the donut hole if they don’t have…

Respite Care Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

On April 12, 2015, Posted by , In Medication Information,Respite Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Respite Care Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Drop Off Old Meds: Nationwide Prescription Drug Disposal Day Wondering what to do with all those old prescription medications? This Saturday, April 30, 2011 will mark the second time that the DEA will host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. On this day, people can drop off their unused and…

Home Care Services in Franklin, MI

On January 24, 2015, Posted by , In Home Care,Medication Information, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Home Care Services in Franklin, MI

The average Medicare Part D premium will drop a bit in 2012, federal officials said today. Premium costs for the prescription drug plan will be about $30, down slightly from the $30.76 paid out this year, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials said during an press conference. Agency Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said…

Popular Prescription Triggers Tumbles in the Hospital

On June 23, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Popular Prescription Triggers Tumbles in the Hospital

A single pill may cause more falls in hospitalized individuals than aging, delirium, insomnia or cognitive impairment, according to a new report. Patients who were prescribed Ambien to help them sleep saw a four-fold increase in their risk of falling, according to researchers from the Mayo Clinic. As a result…

Report Reveals Where to Buy Cheapest Prescription Drugs

On June 9, 2014, Posted by , In Caregivers,Medicare, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Report Reveals Where to Buy Cheapest Prescription Drugs

Not paying attention to where you’re buying your prescription drugs could cost you—to the tune of $100, or more, says a new Consumer Reports analysis. Secret shoppers posing as uninsured consumers called 200 pharmacies nationwide in order to uncover the cost of a month’s supply of each of the five…