Prescription Medication Use in the Elderly

Prescription Medication Use in the Elderly Per the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 3 out of 10 people between the ages of 57 to 85 use 5 prescription medications or more.1 What is alarming about this statistic is over the next decade, individuals over 50 abusing prescription drugs could increase 190% to[…]