New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

What constitutes frailty? You may be surprised by the extent of the answer. Frailty score is a value related to the number of challenges or deficits one has. Interestingly, frailty is not necessarily measured by age or disease states. Frailty scores vary. Some scales...
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...
Has it ‘Been a Minute’ Since Your Last Med Review?

Has it ‘Been a Minute’ Since Your Last Med Review?

For some reason, I love the new slang “It’s been a minute.” It’s probably not that ‘new’ but I am new at using it.  This play on words, “It’s been a minute,” means it’s been a while, a pause, some time has passed. I think we can all use this slang easily since COVID...