Hickory – ACAP (Adult Children of Aging Parents) of Hickory presents “Over-the-Counter Medicines and Safety” on Tuesday, March 10th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall,Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Hickory.
Dr. Golnosh Sharefsaleh, Program Director of the Geriatric Fellowship, and faculty of the Internal Medicine Residency at Carolinas Health Care System, Blue Ridge will be speaking about Interactions between common over-the-counter medications and prescribed medications could have negative results as we age.
During this session the audience will better understand how over the counter medications, including multivitamins, may have potential dangers and interactions with each other and prescribed medications. Learn how changes with aging can interfere with medication metabolism, and elimination from the body. Safer alternatives to some common over-the-counter will be discussed.
For more information about ACAP, visit us at: www.acaphickory.org
ACAP Hickory provides information, resources, support and community for adult-child caregivers as they care for their aging parents and for themselves. Free educational programs are offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, ACAP meets in the Fellowship Hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 2780 N. Center Street, Hickory, NC.
Although designed for adult-child caregivers of aging parents, ACAP programs are open to all who are interested.
ACAP Hickory is a local chapter of ACAPcommunity, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.