Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults

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Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults

Description

This 19-page guide presents information to help older adults avoid problems with medication use.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • Aging and health: You and your medicines
  • Talk to your health care professionals
  • What you need to know about your prescription medicines
  • Taking prescription medicines
  • Taking over-the-counter medicines
  • Cutting medicine costs
  • Tips for seniors on safe medicine use
  • My medicine record

Developer:

Council on Family Health

Funding Sources:

Administration on Aging; Food and Drug Administration (U.S.)

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: July 2005
Last Updated: 09/09/09

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