When Medications Become Obstacles

November is a time for thanks and especially time to thank caregivers! November is National Caregivers Month. Listening to the homily at church this past Sunday, Fr. Cotter mentioned the fact that there are 613 commandments in the Old Testament. The New Testament has...
ReMedY: REthink the MEDs You take

ReMedY: REthink the MEDs You take

The remedy for overmedication is deprescribing. Follow the 5-step Medication Optimization Plan (MOP) to help ‘mop-up’ or ‘clean-up’ your medication list with your health care team. Keep reading to learn more…. Sometimes we can feel better...
When No Change Can Be a Good Thing!

When No Change Can Be a Good Thing!

Many folks are concerned about stopping medications but stopping some unnecessary medications may be beneficial and quite frankly may cause “no change” in how you feel, no drama, and no return of symptoms.  I remember a friend of mine would often say, “I’ll take...
Automation and Deprescribing

Automation and Deprescribing

An Auto-Refill Check-In Automation has made our lives easier in many ways. Automation allows products to be manufactured, payroll to be deposited directly into a selected account, and sensors to turn lights on when arriving home at night.  Automation also helps with...