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How Medications Affect Your Aging Brain and Body

Older adults are living longer and taking more medications, which are essential to prevent illness and improve quality of life. However, side effects and drug interactions can cause physical and mental complications. This interactive presentation is for those interested in learning about the effects of medications on the aging brain and body. Judy Scott, Ph.D., R.N., will discuss medication benefits, metabolism of medications in older versus young bodies, medication interactions, and improved confidence in medication self-management.

Register at https://www.pillarinstitute.org/class-registration. (There is no registration fee for the series, but space is limited.) For more information, call PILLAR at (719) 633-4991.

Part of the ongoing community lecture series, “The New Normal: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll in Retirement,” cosponsored by the PPACG Area Agency on Aging, PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning, and the UCCS Aging Center.

Thursday, May 23 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This is a past event.

Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences, 102
4863 North Nevada Ave

Event Type

Lectures & Forums, Health & Wellness, Community Events

Departments

HealthCircle at the Lane Center, Aging Center

Target Audience

Community

Cost

Free, but registration is required

Event Contact

PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning

Event Contact Email

info@pillarinstitute.org

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