Free 2 Hour CEU: The Truths and Myths of Alcohol and Aging

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Date(s) - October 30, 2012
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Springhouse of Silver Spring

Contact Info:
301-495-7366 [email protected]


The Truths and Myths of Alcohol and Aging
-A Free Continuing Educa tion Event for Health Care Professionals-

10:00 am to 10:30 am Registration
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Seminar

During this event, internist Dr. Steve Simmons
along with Christine Bitzer, MSW from Seabury
Resources for Aging will discuss:
• The truths and myths about alcohol abuse
and seniors
• Addiction, diagnosis and treatment
• The interaction between prescription drugs
and alcohol
• Relationship between intoxication and falls,
appetite and sleep
• Societal attitudes toward seniors’ alcohol
use and the impact of alcohol abuse on the
individual and the family system
• Resources that help seniors with alcohol

Seating is limited, so make your reservation early.
2.0 contact hours will be awarded to nurses and
2.0 category I continuing education units will
be awarded to Maryland social workers for this