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How to Help Your Senior Manage Medications

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Whether it’s scheduling challenges, financial concerns, refills, or handling side effects, the issues surrounding an older adult’s medication can be daunting. This webinar is designed to assist in medication management for anyone caring for an older parent, other relative or friend. The difficulties many older adults have managing their medications and ways to offer help will be detailed.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Learn about common medication challenges for seniors
  • Receive tips on how to help your senior loved one organize and manage their medications
  • Understand how to address cost concerns and the fear of asking
  • Earn one hour of  *free* continuing education credit by attending the event and completing a CEU survey

Presenters:

Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders. 

 

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