The Caregiver Community

Hosted ByFrances Hall

Navigating the frequently mysterious, sometimes frightening, and often humorous world of caregiving. If you are juggling the needs of spouses, children, step-children, pets, work, volunteer activities and parents and in-laws, this show is for you!

Deprescribing Medications with Dr. DeLon Canterbury, PharmD, BCGP, Founder, President & CEO, GeriatRx, Inc.

In this episode of The Caregiver Community, host Frances Hall Executive Director of ACAPcommunity welcomes Dr. DeLon Canterbury, PharmD, BCGP, Founder, President & CEO, GeriatRx, Inc. Included in this conversation are the most common questions, tips, and hallmark signs of medication harm seen in our older adults. Caregivers will be informed as to what to look for relative to harmful side effects of medications and empowered on how to advocate for fewer meds using a pharmacist’s expertise.

This episode of The Caregiver Community is made possible by our sponsor, Pace @ Home in Hickory, NC.

GeriatRx, Inc. is your personal pharmacist-led consulting service that focuses not only on chronic medication management but identifies that there is a lack of support for parents that are caregivers or for the elderly who need help in maneuvering a very difficult healthcare landscape. We pride ourselves on being your advocate alongside your medical provider in creating the best possible care plan for you or your loved ones while empowering you with health education and invaluable resources

While providing care for her mother, Frances S. Hall, Founder, and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity began ACAP as a monthly educational support program for fellow faculty and staff on a small NC university campus, then transitioned the program into a nationally unique, community-impact nonprofit model in 2012. With a master’s degree in higher education administration and a 30+-year career in higher education and nonprofits, Frances continues to lead the growing organization as it continues to provide information, resources support, and community for adult children and others who care for older loved ones.