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Medicines and medication management

Tracking Your Medications: Worksheet

Use this worksheet to track your medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, and dietary supplements. Make a copy to take to doctor’s visits.
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Medicines: Common Questions Answered

Get answers to frequently asked questions about medications and older adults, including information on safety, side effects, and talking to your doctor.
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Saving Money on Medicines

Explore ways to save money on prescription drugs, including generic options, insurance drug plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and assistance programs.
Older woman talking to her doctor about saving money on medicines

Safe Use of Medicines for Older Adults

Learn about medication safety, read questions to ask the doctor or pharmacist, and get practical tips to make sure you are taking your medicines the right way.
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How Is Alzheimer's Disease Treated?

Learn about prescription drugs and other strategies to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Find out about medicines to avoid and take with caution.
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Dietary Supplements

Find information about dietary supplements—what they are, if they're safe for older adults, and whether you should take any.
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