MUST - A National Education Campaign for Older Adults and Caregivers
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Resources

National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE)
www.talkaboutrx.org
www.bemedwise.org - a focus on over-the-counter medication safety
www.learnaboutrxsafety.org - Medicine Safety: A Tool Kit for Families

Helpful Tools

Drug Interaction Checker
http://healthtools.aarp.org/drug-interactions

Common Drug Interactions
www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm096386.htm

Medicines Made Easy: Things you need to know about managing your medicines but were afraid to ask
http://assets.aarp.org/www.aarp.org_/articles/health/images/meds/meds_made_easy.pdf

New from AHRQ & NCPIE: Your Medicine: BE Smart. Be Safe.
http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/safemeds/yourmeds.htm

Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/ucm163959.htm

As You Age A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alcohol
www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/ucm079522.htm

General Resources

AARP
(888) OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277)
www.aarp.org/health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(301) 427-1364
www.ahrq.gov

American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging
www.healthinaging.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(800) 311-3435
www.cdc.gov

Medicare
(800) MEDICARE (800) 633-4227
www.medicare.gov

National Council on Aging
(202) 479-1200
www.ncoa.org

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites
www.nabp.net/programs/accreditation/vipps/find-a-vipps-online-pharmacy

National Institute on Aging
(800) 222-2225
www.nia.nih.gov
www.nihseniorhealth.gov

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
(888) 477-2669
www.pparx.org

Together Rx Access
(800) 444-4106
www.togetherrxaccess.com

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(888) INFO-FDA (1-888) 463-6332
www.fda.gov

U.S. National Library of Medicine
www.medlineplus.gov
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth.html