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Safe medication use for older people

When taken correctly with regular review by your doctor, medications can help control your medical conditions, improve health and well-being, and prolong your life. Here are some guidelines for safe use of medications.

Finally, keep fit, strong and active by doing housework, walking, gardening and joining a community strength and balance class such as modified tai chi.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. December 2014.

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How to take medicines

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