Whenever we get sick or suffer from hay fever, we simply pop down to the chemist, fill our prescription and outlay the few dollars to help treat our symptoms. It’s quick and easy but the most important factor is that it is temporary.
Now, imagine if you had to take prescribed medication on a regular basis – it would eventually start digging into the hip pocket.
It’s a scenario that many over the age of 50 face each and every day, a scenario that isn’t getting cheaper or easier to deal with.
Bill Walter spoke with the CEO of National Seniors, Michael O’Neill, to discuss the trends that their recent survey has uncovered.
Producer: Chris Komorek