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12:30 pm: Over-the-Counter Medicine -- Choosing a Safe and Effective Product
April 10, 2019 –
Northfield Community and Senior Center
9101 Main St
9101 Main St, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
So many products on the shelf! How do you choose the one with just the ingredients you need?
Join Pharmacist Betty Chaffee of BetterMyMeds to talk about non-prescription medications. We'll discuss how the marketing information on the label can help as well as how it can harm; where to find the most helpful information on the label, and what you need to know before you even drive to the pharmacy! Bring your own comments and questions about non-prescription medications and be ready for a lively discussion!
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|April 15, 2019
3:00 pm: Dietary Supplements - Choosing a product that's right for you
April 15, 2019 –
Cedars of Dexter
411 Cedars Lane
Dexter, MI 48130
Who should take dietary supplements? Which product? What dose? Is one better than another? Join Betty Chaffee, PharmD, of BetterMyMeds to talk about choosing and using dietary supplements wisely. Bring your own experiences, comments, and question, and join the discussion!
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12:15 pm: Be a More Active Player on your Healthcare Team!
April 17, 2019 –
Chelsea Senior Center
512 Washington St
Chelsea, MI 48118
Improve your health by taking charge of your medication use!
Join Pharmacist Betty Chaffee of BetterMyMeds for a discussion about getting the maximum health benefit from your prescription medicines. We’ll talk about how to communicate more effectively with your prescriber, what questions to ask about prescription medicines, why it’s important for you to work with your doctor when making treatment decision, and more!
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10:00 am: Empowerment Group Session - Getting the Most from your Medications
April 26, 2019 –
Galaxy Brain and Therapy Center
5840 Interface Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 38103
Where to find information and get the help you need!
Join Betty Chaffee, PharmD, of BetterMyMeds to discuss how to get the best health benefit from the prescription (and non-prescription) medications you take. We'll talk about why pharmacists are in the perfect position to help you and your doctor meet your medication-related treatment goals, what self-monitoring is and how it might help you, and where to find objective and helpful information about medications. The session will be informal; questions, comments, and discussion are encouraged!
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1:00 pm: OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES – WHICH ONE’S THE RIGHT ONE?
May 2, 2019 –
Saline Area Senior Center
7190 N Maple Rd
Saline, NI 48176
Getting past the advertising to pick the medication that meets your needs
Join Pharmacist Betty Chaffee of BetterMyMeds to talk about choosing between all those over-the counter medications on the shelf. Tylenol Arthritis or Tylenol ES? Or Tylenol 8 hour? We’ll talk about reading the label for ingredients, knowing what symptoms you’re trying to treat, considering drug interactions and side effects, and more!
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