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September 22, 2018

‘Know Your Medications’ Co-Hosted by Office for the Aging and Bishop’s Commons


OSWEGO – Pharmacist Jamie Branshaw, RPh, from Wayne Drugs in Oswego will offer a presentation entitled; “Know Your Medications,” co-sponsored by the Oswego County Office for the Aging and Bishop’s Commons on July 12 beginning at 7 p.m.

Pharmacist Jamie Branshaw, will offer a presentation entitled; “Know Your Medications,” co-sponsored by the Oswego County Office for the Aging and Bishop’s Commons, on July 12. Pictured is Oswego County Office for the Aging administrator Sara Sunday; and Branshaw as they review literature in preparation for the upcoming presentation.

Pharmacist Jamie Branshaw, will offer a presentation entitled; “Know Your Medications,” co-sponsored by the Oswego County Office for the Aging and Bishop’s Commons, on July 12. Pictured is Oswego County Office for the Aging administrator Sara Sunday; and Branshaw as they review literature in preparation for the upcoming presentation.

The presentation is free of charge and open to the public.

The presentation will be held at Bishop’s Commons, 4 Burkle St.

Branshaw, who has 20 years of experience serving the community, will offer an overview of the basics consumers should be aware of regarding both prescribed and over-the-counter medications.

Topics to be discussed include: drug interaction; definition and information about over-the counter, supplements and generics; the importance of taking medications as directed; the role of the pharmacist; and where to find valid information.

“We hear many questions from consumers regarding issues that have to do with their medications, either prescription or over-the counter, and we think this forum will help provide some valuable information,” said Sara Sunday, director of the Oswego County Office for the Aging. “This is a great opportunity for people to learn more and have their questions answered.”

Representatives from both the Office for the Aging and Bishop’s Commons will be on hand to answer any questions the audience may have following the presentation.

Register for the event by calling the Oswego County Office for the Aging at (315) 349-3484, or Bishop’s Commons at 349-0799.

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