Care for Medications

The ways our bodies change as we age can increase the chances for side effects from medications—especially if we have multiple prescriptions. That’s why expert attention to Medications—one of the “Ms” of geriatrics and age-friendly care—is such an important part of our care.

Focusing on Medications means raising awareness about potential side effects while also working to reduce the number of medications we take whenever we can.

These resources cover why medication management is important to older people, and what you can do to support age-friendly care when it comes to your prescription and over-the-counter treatments.

Care for Medications: Pills