Medication Mismanagement

How common are medication mismanagement issues in older persons? What red flags should one look for in regard to potential medication mismanagement issues? If one sees such red flags what might be going on? How common is self medication involving the use of alcohol and/or other substances? What are its potential causes? As a professional, what types of questions would you ask in an interview with a concerned family caregiver? (see below): Where might family caregivers turn for help if they are concerned about either medication mismanagement, alcohol and/or substance misuse?

Episode: 17
Duration: 28:34