High Blood Pressure and Cold Medicine Don’t Mix

bedside table with cold and flu remedies and tissues

Some over-the-counter flu remedies can elevate pressure, interfere with meds. This article was originally posted on AARP As cold and flu season rages on, health experts are warning people with high blood pressure to think twice before popping or pouring over-the-counter medications to relieve their symptoms. Decongestants, a common ingredient in cold and flu drugs,… Continue reading High Blood Pressure and Cold Medicine Don’t Mix

How is Your Favorite Senior Managing Their Medication?

We get lots of calls here at Keeping in Touch Solutions from adult children of aging parents or grandparents. They have lots of questions about caring for an elderly family member or friend. One caller, Cindy, was very concerned about her grandmother. Grandma lived alone since Grandpa died three years ago. The family called Grandma… Continue reading How is Your Favorite Senior Managing Their Medication?