Summit Senior Breakfast Club Managing medications can be challenging for seniors. With 87% of seniors taking at least one prescription drug according to the CDC and many taking over five of them it's important to become educated on the potential risks involved in how medications interrelate with vitamins and minerals, and even with certain types of foods. Medicines are used to treat disease, manage conditions, and relieve symptoms. Medicines are generally safe when used as prescribed or directed on the label. Join Elizabeth Yun, Internal Medicine Physician, and arm yourself with information to keep you safe.