People over age 60 often ask why they should be concerned about poisons or when they should call a poison control center.
Here are some common questions:
Are people over age 60 more susceptible to poisons?
Adults that take multiple medications or have chronic diseases have a higher risk for illness after a poisoning and experience more serious problems than any other age group.
What poison situations are common in older adults?
Inhaling toxic fumes
How can adults reduce their risks of poisoning?
How does Tennessee Poison Center help older adults?
* Reprinted with information compiled by the Florida Poison Information Centers.