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Minimize Risks of Taking So Many Medications: Talk at Darien Senior Center

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free
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Diane Corba of CT Pharmacy will discuss potential drug-drug and drug-herbal interactions with certain medication regimen at Darien Senior Center  and she will present strategies to minimize these risks.

Polypharmacy refers to the effects of taking multiple medications concurrently to manage coexisting health problems.

Currently, “44% of men and 57% of women older than age 65 take five or more medications per week.” (Medscape.com)

RELATED NOTE:

Do you have an unused prescription medication that you would like to dispose of safely – but are homebound? Darien Officers will collect them from you by appointment. This program is open to Darien residents only. 203-662-5320

Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Darien Senior Center
2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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