Prescription Drug

Long-term care facilities could collect residents' unused prescription drugs under new federal regulation to combat abuse


Long-term care facilities will have a role to play in a new prescription drug take-back effort aimed at curbing addiction and abuse, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday.

Consultant pharmacists join call for delay in short-cycle dispensing for long-term care

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists recently joined a growing list of pharmacist- and healthcare-organizations that oppose a shorter prescription drug dispensing cycle for long-term care facilities.

Prescription bottle caps with light reminders make list of top 'Nana' technologies

Microchip-embedded prescription bottle caps, a stylish activity monitor, an exercise program and an emergency assistance device stand out as great products for Grandma and Grandpa. That is according to George Mason University Professor Andrew Carle, who recently released the top "Nana" technologies for 2010.