As You Age...A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alcohol

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As You Age...A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alcohol

Description

This five-page guide for older adults provides information on how to avoid medication and alcohol misuse.

This guide includes the following sections:

  • Take steps on your own
  • Signals that may indicate an alcohol- or medication-related problem
  • Talk to someone you trust
  • Share the right information with your health care professional
  • List your prescription and over-the-counter medicines, as well as your dietary supplements and herbal preparations

Developer:

Food and Drug Administration (U.S.); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

Food and Drug Administration (U.S.); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: July 2005
Last Updated: 09/12/12

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