Medication

Medication Safety

Older adults are taking more medications than ever before. While medications are important tools for living well in later life, they also bring risks that increase with age and the number of drugs taken.

That’s why it’s important for seniors to play an active, inquisitive role in managing their own medications. These pages are designed to help you address medication challenges such as paying for needed drugs, discussing medication with your doctor, getting important vaccines, and managing multiple medications.

Immunizations
Medication Assistance Programs
Medication Storage and Disposal
Preparing for a Doctor’s Appointment
Over the Counter Drugs
Seven Tips for Medication Safety
Taking Multiple Medications