Medication Safety for Older Adults


July 17, 2022
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Learn more about how the aging process can affect how the medication is absorbed, used in the body, and exits the body, and what alternative medications may need to be discussed with a health care provider.

Kristina Barker, RPh, Pharmacy Manager at Sam’s Club 4743 in Plano, TX, is a graduate of the University of Texas College of Pharmacy. She has over 27 years of experience as a pharmacist, working mostly in the retail setting. Kristina is passionate about caring for all of her patients, but especially those patients who are seniors. She cared for both of her parents as they aged and has extensive experience with navigating the Healthcare system as a Medicare patient.

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