FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FREE CLASS ON 5/7 HELPS OREGONIANS CARE FOR AGING LOVED ONES
State-funded half-day class helps caregivers improve medication safety for older adults
On Tuesday, May 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Oregon Care Partners is hosting a free, instructor-led class in St. Helens titled “Safe Medication Use in Older Adults“ that’s designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian learn about safe medication use, pain management and medication reviews. This half-day class is free of charge, thanks to funding from the State of Oregon and partnerships with trusted non-profits including the Alzheimer’s Association and Oregon Health Care Association.
WHAT: The class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian understand how medicines work in older adults, and learn skills to optimize care. A professional instructor will share real-world experience in an interactive classroom environment. This class is free, thanks to funding by the State of Oregon.
WHO: Individuals who provide care for an aging family member or loved one, as well as those who work in professional caregiver settings, public safety or social work, are encouraged to sign up for this free class. Visit www.OregonCarePartners.com to register.
WHEN: May 7, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Best Western Oak Meadows Inn
585 S Columbia River Highway St. Helens, OR 97051
Call 1-800-930-6851 or visit www.OregonCarePartners.com to register and sign up for this no-cost class.
About Oregon Care Partners
Oregon Care Partners was established in 2014 to help caregivers improve the lives and care for aging Oregonians by providing access to no-cost, high quality classes in all corners of the state. The quality training consortium is comprised of non-profit organizations including the Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503, in collaboration with key training organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association. Caregivers, administrators, and members of the public are encouraged to sign up for free classes and learn more at www.OregonCarePartners.com.