Pharmacy Times Contributor Publishes New Book

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Jeannette Yeznach Wick, a longtimewriter for Pharmacy Times,is the author of PharmacyPractice in an Aging Society,recently published byPharmaceutical Products Press,an imprint of Haworth Press Inc.Accompanied by an Instructor'sManual, the book includes chapterson the graying landscape,the challenge of disease in theelderly, communicating withelders, and exercise and aging.Other topics covered are addiction,elder abuse, sexuality,stress, lost minds, and death,the great equalizer.In the book's Foreword, DorothyL. Smith, PharmD, writes thatthe author "confronts the differenttypes of problems that peoplehave with their medicationsas they age and recommendsways that pharmacists can providebetter pharmaceutical care.She is very sensitive to the ethicaland communication needs ofthe elderly and provides pharmacistswith insightful techniquesthat can be used so elderlypatients will feel respectedbut at the same time be giventhe medication information andcare they need."