"Caring for Those Living with Dementia & Managing Opioid Dependence with Older Adults"

March 27, 2019

Lumber River Council of Governments' Area Agency on Aging partnered with Southern Regional AHEC, Richmond County Aging Services and Richmond County Dementia Friendly Initiative to host a workshop for healthcare professionals and caregivers who work with and care for older adults.   "Caring for Those Living with Dementia & Managing

Opioid Dependence with Older Adults" workshop was held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the RC Cole Auditorium.  Attendees learned ways to manage and care for patients' living with dementia and safety issues were addressed.A discussion was also held on the opioid crisis with older adults and participants were able to take home a medication lock box given by Adult & Drug Services. 

 

View the Richmond County Daily Journal's news release regarding the workshop.

 

https://www.yourdailyjournal.com/news/85970/workshop-discusses-living-with-dementia-how-to-care-for-those-impacted

 

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