Clinical Care Resources - Medications & Polypharmacy

This website provides a “Knowledge is the best medicine” (KiBM) program with tips and information for the older adult and families to help them take control of their health and work with the prescriber and the healthcare team to manage their medicines safely and appropriately. Resources include information on "Know your medicines" "Know your health care team", "Know your health" along with a template to create a personalized Medication Record booklet and an IPhone app.

This resource provides tips on how to avoid overmedication and harmful drug reactions as you age.

This information sheet provides information on the dangers of purchasing prescription drugs online. It also gives information on the status of internet pharmacy in Canada as well as tips on how to minimize your risk.

This resource provides caregiving how-tos when managing eldercare at home and using medicines safely.

This patient handout lists and provides information about 4 immunizations (Influenza, Pneumococcal, Td booster, Herpes Zoster) available for the older adult and rationale as to why the older adult should receive them. 3 Pages.