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As you age and your health changes – for better or for worse – the medicines you take will change too.
Work with your doctor to make sure you are taking the right drugs at the right doses at the right time. Prescription checkups can help you avoid side affects that can make you miserable.

Most health providers are well-intentioned and caring. But they’re also often lacking the time, resources, and supportive systems they need to be more careful about medications. If you’re an older adult, or if you’re involved in the medical care of an aging relative, what can you do?