Easy Medicine Disposal Tips for Massachusetts’ Seniors

With prescription drug abuse and misuse on the rise, promoting proper medicine disposal is an important part of keeping our homes and communities secure.  The risk of prescription drug overdoses increases significantly for Americans over the age of 55. Seniors, especially those on multiple medications, should not only understand when and how their medicine is… Read more »

Tips for a Happy Halloween

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for kids. They get to choose their costume, map out their trick-or-treating route and eagerly anticipate collecting candy. This year 600 million pounds of Halloween candy – yes, 600 million pounds! – will be purchased in the U.S. However, it’s not all tricks and treats on Halloween. Halloween… Read more »

How to Organize a Take-Back Initiative in Your Community

With National Drug Take-Back Day happening on October 22, many communities are preparing local drop-off sites and events to make it easier for residents to securely dispose of unwanted medicine. While there may already be a number of drop-off locations in your area, many community members enjoy going a step further and organizing an official… Read more »

Properly Disposing of Medicine in Louisiana 

Back in June, we announced the launch of MyOldMeds Louisiana! Since then, we’ve been working to educate residents on how to securely dispose of unwanted, unneeded or expired medication. However, we realize some residents may still have questions regarding what items can be taken back within their community and how local garbage pick-up rules may… Read more »

Back to School Means Back to Basics   

School is back in session! For many families, the early days of September mean meeting new teachers, school nurses and administrators. To help ease this transition, be prepared to share pertinent information with school officials regarding your child’s health and medical needs (allergies, meds routines, etc.). You may have taught your child the basics of… Read more »