Senior Living | House calls: Pharmacy students aiding residents of senior apartments

An expansion of a partnership between Cardinal Ritter Senior Services and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy is paying off for students and residents of senior apartments.

Recently, for example, a student visited a resident of one of Cardinal Ritter's independent living apartments and noticed that the woman had a hard time walking from the couch to the kitchen, almost falling a couple times.

They reviewed her medications together to see possible side effects and identified a couple of areas where the woman needed to consult with her physician.

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