Clinical Care Resources - Medications & Polypharmacy

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) released its second updated and expanded Beers Criteria - lists of potentially inappropriate medications for older adults - and one of the most frequently cited reference tools in the field of geriatrics. 

This information sheet outlines and provides details of 3 helpful tips for the older adult to keep medications in check: 1) keeping an accurate record 2) learn as much as they can 3) regular communication with the health team. 1 Page.

This American website provides an overview of medicines for dementia, how they work, how well they work and side effects.

This information sheet provides tips for elderly patients and families to minimize their risk of adverse reactions when taking multiple drugs. 1 Page.