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Medication Management Advice for Seniors

It can be overwhelming to keep track of all your prescriptions, when to take them and for how long. Instead of worrying about memorizing all the special instructions for each medication, try out some of the medication management tips outlined below.

In This Article:

  • Whether you’re well into your sixties or settling into your seventies, it’s important to take safety precautions when managing your medications. Taking the wrong medication or missing a dose could have fatal consequences on your health.
  • Instead of worrying about memorizing all the special instructions for each of your medications, stay organized by using a pill organizer, schedule, list or dose packages.
  • Exercise caution with each of your prescriptions, especially if they are known to have addictive qualities. Consult with your doctor if you have any concerns about your medication management.

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Medication management is essential for seniors. Valleywise Health’s Geriatric Care is here to help with any health issue you may have.