Creating a Senior-Friendly Pharmacy

Cameron, K.; Morris, A.

The Consultant Pharmacist 23(12): 962-975


DOI: 10.4140/tcp.n.2008.962
Accession: 068492714

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This article describes components of a model senior-friendly pharmacy intended to provide information, expert advice, and products in an accessible environment that will allow older adults to remain as independent as possible. Creating a senior-friendly pharmacy is increasingly important because older adults have, and will continue to seek, more and better information and assistance concerning their prescription benefits and other products designed to help them "age in place." Many opportunities exist for pharmacists with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to serve a population in significant need of pharmacists' expertise. Collaboration with others in the aging network is a critical component of a successful senior-friendly pharmacy.