5 Reasons Why Transitional Care Units Could Benefit from Specialized Pharmacy Services

Granddaughter hugging grandfather on a medical bed

Pharmacies play a key role in the health care of individuals no matter where they are located. They offer specialized services for people at home, in hospitals, and care facilities, including transitional care units. Even though patients typically stay in these units for a short period of time, these units can benefit from partnerships with […]

Medical Equipment for Senior Care Homes

Nurse help senior on bed

The pharmaceutical needs of customers in our community extend well beyond prescriptions and over the counter medication. At Silver Fox Pharmacy, we’re dedicated to providing you with a wide range of products and services to be your one stop shop for all your health care supply needs, including medical equipment for senior care homes. Get […]

5 Reasons Why Your Home Needs a Reliable Medical Equipment Supplier

Medical Equipment with Blue Bg

Reliability is important in all aspects of your life. But when it comes to your health and medical needs, it’s paramount. You need to choose doctors, pharmacies, and medical equipment suppliers you can trust will be there for you when you need them most. The same is applicable to care facilities and senior homes.  There […]

Understanding the Technology Used to Manage Medications in Senior Care Settings

Medication Management Blog

Medication management is a very important aspect of helping seniors get the care they need. But the process can be complex. It involves prescribing medication, order communication, transmission, and verification, and dispensing and administration. Among these steps, errors can arise.  For someone dependent on specific doses of medications, mistakes could mean potentially harmful health repercussions. […]

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 […]