Sydney: NPS; 2011.. 1 in 5 Australians took an expired medicine NPS is urging all Australians to clean out their medication cabinets today within national Be Medicinewise Week 2012. New study* from NPS found around 1 in 5 people reported ever having taken an expired medicine. Instead, consider them to your neighborhood pharmacist who will have the ability to dispose of them safely. Recent analysis** by NPS discovered that only 20 percent of people who keep a Medications List be sure you record their over-the-counter and complementary medicines with their prescription medications. Furthermore, not even half carry their list with them at all right times. Exclude medicines from your cabinet previous their expiry day or that are no more needed.Related StoriesStudy: Bright light therapy reduces despair and agitation in dementia sufferersUse of hearing aids may help safeguard memory and thinking abilities in older adultsHonored Residents Choice Health Plan to become renamed as Alignment Wellness Plan’The advancement of The Landing marks an important milestone for the town of Chaska and Aeon. This is our first affordable housing development for seniors exclusively. It creates a shared community space for the residents of Chaska while assisting the town meet the growing need for affordable housing for seniors,’ described Alan Arthur, Aeon's president and CEO.