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Medicines and medication management

Taking Medicines Safely as You Age

Most older adults take several different prescription medications. Learn how to safely take and keep track of your medicines, get tips for communicating with your doctor, and read answers to frequently asked questions.
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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.
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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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