Please join us on April 20 for an interdisciplinary look at medications and older adults

Pharmacists and nurses can earn continuing education credit. Learn more and register.

Lots of options upcoming for Medicare basic training

Senior PharmAssist and the state Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) regularly co-host Medicare 101 education sessions. These free, two-hour seminars, led by Gary Knutson of NC SHIIP, are held in the theater at the Durham Center for Senior Life. If you are new to Medicare, a caregiver or just want to understand the basics, please join us from 2 to 4 p.m. on one of the following dates:

  • May 24
  • July 12
  • September 13

RSVPs are required. You can reserve your space by emailing info@seniorpharmassist.org or by calling our main clinic line at (919) 688-4772. Parking is adjacent to the Center’s main entrance on Hunt St., and light refreshments are served.

On April 11, learn how we’re taking community referral to the next level

Join Senior PharmAssist Executive Director Gina Upchurch and Dr. Daniel Parker on April 11 for Improving Health for Older Adults in Durham with Community Referrals: Technology Meets Reality. This presentation is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Duke School of Nursing, Room 1014, 307 Trent Dr., Durham.

Gina and Dr. Parker, a postdoctoral researcher in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, will discuss their project: Connecting Agencies, Practices and Seniors through a Trusted Online Network (CAPSTONe). This initiative is designed to help local seniors better access the county’s public, private and nonprofit community-based organizations.

Physicians and nurses will receive 1 CME credit hour for attending, and others are welcome. There is no charge. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP.  Reserve your spot by clicking the link above.

This presentation is sponsored by The Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement, Duke Division of General Internal Medicine, and The Duke Department of Population Health Sciences.

A valentine to our supporters

Our February issue of the Senior PharmAssist Pulse demonstrates what your love for seniors makes possible throughout the year.