We are pleased to present the following talks on medications and your health.
Lectures are free - all you need to do is RSVP.
Medications can be a lifeline to good health...or a disaster waiting to happen-especially for older adults. When doses are skipped, or too much medication is taken, the results can be devastating. Join TMC head clinical pharmacist Eric Bergstrom, PharmD, as he shares some of the most common mistakes made when taking medications. Does "3 times per day" mean exactly every 8 hours? Does "once a day" mean any time during the day? Does it make a difference if you take different medications at the same time?...and more. Bring your current medication bottles from 10:30 a.m. - noon for a one-on-one pharmacist consultations.
Dispose-A-MedTake Back Event will be at Senior Services to provide free, safe, secure medication disposal from 10 a.m. - noon.
Drop Off: Any expired/unneeded/unused prescription or over-the-counter medincations, including vitamins, in tablet, capsule form, etc.
NO: liquids, cremes, inhalation/aerosol, sharps
**Senior Services Classroom is equipped with the Hearing Loop**
With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s easy to get lost is the mayhem of holiday planning. Have you stopped to think about where all of your medications are? More important, do your kids know where your medications are hiding?Join Dr. Michelle Wang, pharmacy resident at TMC, as she discusses tips for proper storage, organization and disposal of your medications to keep you and your family safe year round.
Narcotic pain medication can help us heal and live a more active life. But they are sometimes overprescribed and can easily lead to addiction. Be an informed consumer! Join anesthesiologists Neesann Marietta, M.D., Robin Kloth, M.D., and Steve Lampert, M.D., with Old Pueblo Anethesia to learn the facts about narcotic medication - how they can help and the side effects to watch out for.