Medicines and medication management
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.
Don’t wait for the doctor to raise a topic you’re worried about. Ask questions about tests, diagnoses, and prescriptions to proactively manage your health.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about medications and older adults, including information on safety, side effects, and talking to your doctor.
Explore ways to save money on prescription drugs, including generic options, insurance drug plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and assistance programs.
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.
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.
Get tips to help people with Alzheimer's take medicine safely. A pillbox and other reminders can reduce confusion. A doctor or pharmacist can help.
Find information about dietary supplements—what they are, if they're safe for older adults, and whether you should take any.