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Medication management for older adults has become an issue for several reasons. One ofthe main reasons is polypharmacy. Many individuals especially the elderly have several co-morbidities and are often taking numerous medications (Aguirre et al.,2017). There are tools thathave been found to be useful in determining pharmacological risks.The Drug Burden Index (DBI) for example measures the burden of sedative medicationsin the elderly (Lisa, Gnjidic, Chen, & Arduino, 2014). It is imperative for an advanced practicenurse to develop care plans for patient’s that are centered around their current needs and risksdetermined. This allows for a better chance at not experiencing adverse reactions from