Modern medicine has made our lives better in many ways. It has helped older adults live longer, healthier lives. But people over 65 have to be careful when taking medications, especially when they're taking many different drugs.
Because mixing certain medicines can cause problems, be sure to let your doctor know about all the prescription and over-the-counter drugs you are taking.
Keep an updated list of medicines you are taking with you at all times. To learn more about drug safety, take time to read the Seniors & Medications brochure, located to the right.