After receiving a diagnosis from a doctor it is not uncommon for patients to seek out a second opinion on their treatment options to make the best decision. A second opinion is medical advice from another qualified expert in the field. A second doctor’s perspective may provide you with an alternative treatment suggestion, or even allow you to avoid treatment altogether.
One of the most common causes of hospitalizations in the elderly is related to errors with medication use. Making sure your loved one doesn’t forget to take their medication as prescribed by the doctor on-time and in the correct dose is an essential component of the care management process. Learn how you can help your aging loved ones manage their medications.