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Caring for a senior with asthma: 3 tips to ensure adherence

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In New Zealand asthma mortality rates and hospitalization are the highest amongst individuals aged 65 years and over. Asthma attacks can be dangerous as seniors have a significantly higher risk of respiratory failure, which is why it’s so important to accurately monitor adherence. If you’re a caregiver for an elderly parent, grandparent, relative, or friend, you know how important it is to help them manage their asthma, so they’re able to live a full and comfortable life. If you are caring for an elderly relative or friend who has asthma, here are a few tips to ensure they have the...

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