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Information and Resources on Medications

Information on Drugs, Herbs and Supplements: MedlinePlus 
MedlinePlus provides information on drugs and over-the-counter medication. Individuals can search for a medication by generic or brand name and check side effects, special precautions, and dosage.
Your Guide to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (PDF)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provide a booklet that informs the public on prescription drug coverage.

My Medicine List (PDF)
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists provides a document to help older adults and caregivers keep track of medications, over the counter drugs and supplements; and give essential drug information to healthcare professionals.

DailyMed provides FDA package inserts for prescription medications. Individuals can search by drug name or drug class.

Drug Information Portal
The Drug Information Portal provides summaries of information for over 76,000 drugs, using information from several drug databases including MedlinePlus.

Pillbox provides a way to identify an unknown medication.

Substance Use and Addiction in the Elderly.  Resource to inform about the seriousness of addition in their communities, and what that looks like.  From

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources for the Elderly from the Recovery Village Our advanced approach to addiction treatment and drug treatment empowers individuals on the path to recovery. The Recovery Village® offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs. 

How Alcoholism Affects Seniors.  As our bodies’ age, we become more susceptible to the effects of alcohol. While this isn’t inherently dangerous, if people continue to drink the same amount that they did in their 20s, they can be more likely to develop senior alcoholism, alcohol related disorders, and injuries.  From

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