Exploring the Safe Use of Medication in Older Adults

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Date/Time
Date(s) - November 19, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location
Springhouse of Westwood Assisted Living

Contact Info:
301.657.9111 westwood@springhouse-al.com

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“Exploring the Safe Use of Medication in Older Adults.” Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12-1:30 p.m. Featuring speaker Kathleen A. Cameron, BS Pharm, MPH. Kathy is Chair, Northern Virginia Alcohol and Aging Awareness Group.

Topics to be discussed during this seminar include:

  • Physical changes with aging and how these changes impact prescription and over-the counter medication use
  • The safe use of alcohol and the risks associated with alcohol and certain medications
  • Questions to ask your doctor and pharmacist about each medication
  • How to manage common side effects of medications
  • How to safely store and dispose of your medications

Please RSVP to let us know you will attend. Lunch will be served.