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Prescription Management for
Older Adults

Prescription medication can be a great benefit to your health as you age, but it is important to follow instructions carefully. Medicine can quickly become harmful if not taken in the correct amounts and in the right way. Sometimes taking different medications can cause a bad reaction. If you or a loved one take prescription medications, it is very important to carefully keep track of which medications you take and when.

The Home Safety Council has simple steps to help you organize and safely store your medications. This can keep you from mixing up medications and will help keep your whole family safe from accidental poisoning.

Prescription Management Tips

Use the Home Safety Council’s tips and resources to safely manage prescriptions for you and your loved ones.

Click here for a complete list of home safety tips to keep everyone in the family safe at home.

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