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The 4Ms of Age-Friendly Care

4Ms - What Matters, Medication, Mind, Mobility

You are the expert on what matters most to you regarding your health. Learn how to improve the care you receive by talking with your doctors and other health care providers about the 4Ms of Age-Friendly Care:

  • What Matters –Share your goals and health care priorities and preferences
  • Medication – Review and maintain safe medications
  • Mind – Talk about your memory and mood
  • Mobility – Share and set mobility goals to keep you safe, moving, and healthy

These four elements were developed by a team of geriatric experts and are based on strong evidence. Each M affects the other. Be sure to address each M when you speak with your health care providers.