Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Elderly compete for Ms. Missouri Nursing Home crown

There are no extravagant prizes or evening gown competition, though some contestants prefer to wear a fancy dress or adorn their wheelchairs or walkers with flowers. But the elderly women vying for the Ms. Missouri Nursing Home crown are as thrilled as any twentysomething striding the stage at a Miss America pageant, the Associated Press reports.

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Making A Personal Medication Record: Preventing adverse medical effects

"Do you know what medications your parents, grandparents, or older loved ones are taking? How about vitamins and over-the-counter items?

Making a list of everything and taking it to a doctor to make sure nothing interacts adversely is a very good idea.

Creating a personal medication record could save your life, or the life of someone close to you."

To learn more about a personal medication record and how it can help, click here.