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Wellness Wednesdays

Medication Knowledge is Power

2019-09-11 14:00:00 2019-09-11 15:00:00 America/Chicago Wellness Wednesdays Main Library

Wednesday, September 11
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-11 14:00:00 2019-09-11 15:00:00 America/Chicago Wellness Wednesdays Illinois Coalition on Substance Use and Aging (ICSUA) informs us about medications and prescriptions. Main Library

Main Library

Community Meeting Room (107)

Illinois Coalition on Substance Use and Aging (ICSUA) informs us about medications and prescriptions.

Many older adults take multiple medications on a regular basis. It is critically important to understand how to use these commonly prescribed medications safely in order to avoid unintentional misuse.

 This workshop provides older adults, senior care workers, and adult children with aging parents with information to help identify signs of medication misuse, recognize how medications and alcohol interact, and gather tips for using prescribed medications safely and effectively.  Nina J. Henry, LCPC, CADC, Addiction Specialist at JCFS Chicago will present.  A licensed pharmacist, Tran H. Tran, PharmD, BCPS will be on hand to answer questions about your medicine and to provide Naloxone training.

Everyone is welcome, but registration is strongly recommended.
Phone the Readers Serivices desk at (847) 448-8620 to register.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness |

TAGS: | prescription drugs | medications |

Main Library

eplcircservices@gmail.com
Phone: (847)448-8600
Branch manager
Karen Danczak Lyons, Director

Hours
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Thu, Jul 09 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 10 9:00AM to 6:00PM
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About the library

The Main library is an epicenter of information and the various forms of literacy. Its assets expand beyond books, audiobooks and DVDs to include public Internet stations and building-wide Wi-Fi, arts performances and displays, author presentations, financial and immigration programs, and much more. The Main Library is the primary focus of our absolute and continuous commitment to meeting the diverse expectations and needs of Evanston residents.

La Biblioteca Principal es un epicentro de información y diversas formas de alfabetización. Sus colecciones se expanden más allá de los libros, audiolibros y DVD para incluir estaciones públicas de Internet y Wi-Fi en todo el edificio, presentaciones y exhibiciones artísticas, presentaciones de autores, programas financieros y de inmigración, y mucho más. La Biblioteca Principal es el enfoque nuestro compromiso absoluto y continuo para cumplir con las diversas expectativas y necesidades de los residentes de Evanston.

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