Patient Resources

Safe medication use

Check Your Medicines: Tips for Using Medicines Safely:

Drug/disease information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

American Academy of Family Physicians:

Mayo Clinic:

National Library of Medicine’s website for consumer health information:

Merck Manuals:

FDA Drug Information for Consumers:

Understanding Over-the-Counter Medications:


American Diabetes Association (ADA):

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Health Information Center:

Older adults

Medline Plus: Seniors’ Health:

Tips for Seniors:

Health in Aging:

New Hanover County Senior Resource Center:

Cape Fear Agency on Aging:

North Carolina Division on Aging and Adult Services:

Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP):

Medicare Part D Plan Finder:

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization:

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources for the Elderly:


National Institute  of Child Health and Human Development:

American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children:

CDC Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children:

Tips for parents about the safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicine:

Medication assistance

Medicare Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs:

Social Security website:

Low income subsidy (LIS, “extra help”) application: