Health and Aging

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Medicines

  • Medicines: Use Them Safely
    Find basic information about taking medicines, including what to discuss with your doctor and pharmacist. Get tips for shopping for your prescription online and reminders about over-the-counter drugs.
  • Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief
    Bone loss can occur as you age, especially in women, and lead to osteoporosis. Find out about getting tested, how to keep your bones strong, and what to do if you have osteoporosis.
  • Pain: You Can Get Help
    Learn about types of pain and find out if it's a sign of a serious health problem. Read ways to treat pain and feel better, such as with medicines or using complementary and alternative treatments. 
  • Safe Use of Medicines
    This 13-page booklet has personal stories, answers to common questions, and practical tips to help older people take their medicines safely.