AARP: Drug Abuse and Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes, 10/2/2014

October 02, 2014

AARP: Drug Abuse and Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes

 

We do our best to be as healthy as possible, but aging is inevitable.  As we age, we will be cared for by family or institutions such as nursing homes and community care.  What is discerning about this is that nursing homes have recently been the object of some serious investigation.  Numerous incidents across the nation, and for extended periods of time, have reported elderly residents showing accelerated decrease in their health.  What studies are showing is that …

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