Specialty Pharmacy vs. Local Pharmacy, What Is the Difference?

Female Pharmacist in Pharmacy

Many people assume all pharmacies are the same, but this is not the case. The type of pharmacy you use can have a big impact on your level of care. It can affect the types of products and services available. As people age, they use pharmacies more frequently. This is particularly the case for seniors […]

5 Reasons Why Retirement Homes Could Benefit from Specialized Pharmacy Services

Doctor Helping Female Senior with Schedule and Medication

There is no doubt that Canadians rely more upon pharmacy services as we age. As we get older, there is an increasing need for people to use specialized services. Many people over 65 have more than one health issue, and many are chronic conditions.  When once people move into retirement home, there is even more […]

Understanding the Important Role Pharmacists Play in Long Term Care Homes

Doctor Having Conversation with Senior About Medication

Pharmacists are an integral part of a patient’s care team in long-term care homes. While most know that a pharmacist’s role is to handle, dispense and prepare medications, many aren’t aware of the special role they play in long-term care homes. Most long-term care homes have a pharmacy on site, with very good reason. Here […]

Why Is It Important to Have an On-Site Pharmacy at Senior Care Homes?

Pharmacist Handing Senior His Prescriptions

People move to senior care homes because they are typically no longer able to care for themselves. They need help with day-to-day tasks such as getting their medication and visiting the local pharmacy. There are a lot of benefits of living in a senior care home. You have constant assess to care and help, you […]

3 Common Myths about Medicine

Doctor giving medicine and instruction to senior woman at home

With access to more information than ever before, there has never been some much published online about medication and medicine. The problem is that not all of it is true or from reliable sources. There are a lot of myths and misinformation online about medicine and how it can and should be used.  Having the […]