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Considering geriatric patients' vision, hearing, swallowing, cognitive impairment, motor impairment, and education and literacy levels during the education sessions can lead to successful drug regimen adherence.

Long-term care geriatric practices emphasize the interdisciplinary team approach.

The continual growth of the aging population requires that health care professionals gain knowledge specific to meeting the needs of this patient group. Despite the availability and benefit of the numerous pharmacotherapies to treat their diseases, elderly patients often experience various drug-related problems resulting in additional morbidities. Therefore, it is essential for clinicians serving older adults in diverse health care settings to understand epidemiology of aging, age-related physiologic changes, drug-related problems prevalent in elderly, comprehensive geriatric assessment, and multidisciplinary approaches to geriatric care.

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