2012-03-22 / Coming Events

Brown Bag Day Slated

Taking medications? Age 60 or older? Gather your medications and bring them for a free review by a pharmacist on Monday, March 26 at the Towanda Senior Center from 9 to 11 a.m. or the Sayre Senior Center from 10 a.m. to noon.

The pharmacists will review the prescriptions and dosages and will check for any possible interactions. For a person who has a chronic health condition, is being treated by more than one physician or is also taking over-the-counter medications, it can be helpful to have all of your prescriptions reviewed as a safety check.

Jennifer Patson, pharmacist at the CVS Pharmacy in North Towanda, will be conducting the Brown Bag check-ups at the Towanda Senior Center located at Colonial Towers, Colonial Drive, Towanda. Brad Bitler, pharmacist at the CVS Pharmacy in Sayre, will be conducting the reviews at the Sayre Senior Center located at 208 Desmond Street.

For additional information, to schedule a check-up appointment or order a meal for the day of the review, please contact the Towanda Senior Center at 570- 265-2687 or the Sayre Senior Center at 888-2387 by the morning of Friday, March 23 .

The Brown Bag Days’ medication reviews are offered at no cost through the Area Agency on Aging’s PrimeTime Health Program. PrimeTime Health is a wellness and prevention program for older adults. The goal of PrimeTime Health is to provide information and encouragement to help older adults make choices to maintain or improve their health and create an ongoing wellness attitude. For more information on the PrimeTime Health program and other Area Agency on Aging services, please call 1- 800-982-4346.

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