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A lot has been written about serious problems that occur when patients take many different medications. This is called poly-pharmacy. Doctors are often unaware of the other doctors their patients see and the medications they take.
In our family, we like to have everyone over, once in the summer and once during the winter holidays. And the summertime get-together is especially fun if the weather allows us to be outdoors. Last month, I wrote about some conditions that cause problems for older adults at festivals.
Summertime is here, and with it comes outdoor fairs and festivals. Attending is fun for people of all ages; I love their inter-generational appeal. Recently, I have been attending outdoor events and fairs in my local area to see whether or not they are being planned with an age-friendly eye.