Living With(OUT) Pain forum at Newtown, CT

5/4 Living With(OUT) Pain Forum

Living With(OUT) Pain forum at Newtown, CT Senior Center
Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00 am to 1 pm

Newtown Senior Center
Riverside Road, Newtown, CT

RSVP 203-270-4310 by 4/27/2018

Stephanie R. Paulmeno, RN and President of Communities 4 Action will discuss the opioid epidemic and its impact on the senior population.  This content rich presentation will include:

  • Pain management and alternatives
  • Warning signs of dependence
  • The “BEERS List” of mediation that could be causing harm
  • Risk of current medication
  • Storing and disposing of mediation
  • How to communicate with your doctor when being prescribed medication
  • Proper mediation storage, disposal, and harm in sharing
  • Managing mediation and home care

 

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The event is funded in whole/ part by grand #1H79T1080253-01 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the CT Dept of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).  Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA or HHS.