Misuse of Medication – Are you at Risk?

Thursday, October 27

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Center on the Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue (behind the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill), Philadelphia

Older adults are more likely to be prescribed long-term and multiple prescriptions, which could lead to improper use of medications. Learn about prescription medication use, misuse and abuse. Find out how pain relieving opioids interact with other medications. Scott Bickel, RPh, director of pharmacy, Chestnut Hill Hospital, will help you recognize, prevent and understand the treatment for prescription drug abuse. Call the Center on the Hill, 215-247-4654, or email llefer@chestnuthillpres.org.