Your doctor may not even be aware they are prescribing medications that place you, the older adult, at risk unless they know about the Beers Criteria which is a result of research performed on medications that indicate high risk for older adults. Check out the list for yourself by doing some research and ask your physician about any medications you might be taking that are on the list.

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