Beth Marks and Matthew Janicki contribute to new brief on over medication of older adults with intellectual disabilities

The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices and the Health Matters Program at UIC issued a new brief titled, “Over Medication of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Risks for Brain Health.The advisory cautions readers of the adverse effects that arose from over medication and offer suggestions of steps for advocates to take to avoid this situation. Key contributors to the advisory include Matthew Janicki and Beth Marks.