6 Tips for Providing Medication Education to Seniors

Doctor describing medication to seniors

Being properly educated about medication is essential for all people. But it’s even more important for seniors, who may be taking multiple medications at the same time. Providing medication education to seniors can be a challenging task. Some older adults may have difficulty understanding or remembering important information about their medications. With the right approach, […]

8 Essential Services Offered by a Senior Care Pharmacy

Senior looking at daily prescription paper

Choosing the right pharmacy can make a significant difference in the level of service and consultation a person receives. While there are many pharmacies out there, they are not all the same. In fact, they can be very different. As you get older and place more focus on your health and well-being, pharmacies become more […]

Bathroom Safety Equipment for Senior Homes: 5 Must-Haves

Senior safety equipment in bathroom

Safety and accessibility are especially important considerations for senior homes. One of the most used and potentially dangerous rooms in any location is the bathroom. It’s a prime location for slips and falls.  In fact, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, “data shows that 4 out of 5 injury hospitalizations involving seniors were […]

Transitional Care vs. Independent Living – What’s the Difference?

Female nurse taking care of senior holding a mug

There are many diverse types of healthcare facilities in Canada. Some are short-term while others are for long-term care. But it can be somewhat confusing what you can expect from different facilities. While there will be some overlap in the type of care offered, there are also stark differences. Two of the most common are […]

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

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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 […]