Pharmacist at Alzheimer’s Support Group

LOCK HAVEN –Jeff Packech, pharmacist and owner of Keller and Munro Drug Store in Lock Haven will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Alzheimer’s Support Group on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in Conference Room B of Susque-View.

Packech will talk about “Medication Management for Alzheimer’s Patients and their Families.” He will provide information on proper medication administration, tips for families to keep track of medications and will review drugs that are currently being used for slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s and those used for behavior management as well as side effects of these medications.

The Support Group is free and open to anyone caring for someone with memory loss and to those interested in learning more about these topics. The group routinely meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in Conference Room B of Susque-View.

For more information, call Fran Decker, MSW, LSW, Support Group Facilitator at 570-748-4302.