September 30, 2019
103 S. Iowa Ave
Lafayette, CO 80026
This class is Free, but you must register
An SCL Health Pharmacist will share about the impact of opioid use on older adults and ways older adults can more effectively manage their medication. Register by 9/26.
Opioids: What Seniors Need to Know
Monday, September 30, 2019
The opioid epidemic is a growing concern in the U.S. and all ages, including older adults, are feeling the impact. Geriatric misuse of opioids has quintupled over the last 20 years. While it is common for older adults to experience chronic pain, special consideration should be given when prescribing opioids to older patients.