Aging and Medications

As you get older, changes in your body can increase your chances of having medication side effects. Older people may have more health problems and take more medications than younger people. Do your doctors and pharmacists know about all the medications and supplements you take? Keep a list of everything you take and bring it along on each visit to your doctor or pharmacist. They can look for medicines that may interact with each other. And never stop taking a medication without talking to your doctor first. Visit www.healthinaging.org for more tips on how to safely manage multiple medications.

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Asia Hodgeman Asia has been with the company since 2010 and is currently the location manager for our Cool Springs clinic. In addition, Asia manages all social media platforms for both of our locations. She spends her spare time volunteering as an advocate with Imerman Angels, a support group for people who have been diagnosed with cancer. As a cancer survivor herself, she understands the importance of mentoring others with their diagnosis. She loves spending time with her husband and two boys, going to the beach, arts and crafts, and cooking.

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