June 2017 SPIN Meeting Senior Addiction & Polypharmacy: Pitfalls of Drugs in the Aging Populatio
Date: June 26, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
17727 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97233
Topic: Senior Addiction will provide participants with an introduction and definition of addiction related terminology. Dr Miller will share how addictive and potentially dangerous medications are used to treat the both non-terminal and terminal conditions within the elderly population, and what is done to minimize complications.Polypharmacy Pitfalls of Drugs in the Aging Population begins with a review of demographics our aging population. Dr Nguyen will discuss common medications and ways to optimize use of those medications.
Michael W. Miller, MD is a physician with Providence ElderPlace. He is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care as well as Family Medicine.
Vantrang Nguyen, DO is a physician with Providence Health Systems. Her practice is in family medicine.
Host: Providence ElderPlace is an innovative health plan known as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly), a federally recognized, comprehensive care program that offers health, housing, social service and care coordination solutions to older adults and peace of mind to their families. Parking Instructions: Parking lot is often full. Heading west on Burnside, turn right on 176th or 179th Street to find street parking.
Parking Instructions – park to the left of the entrance or on 62nd Avenue behind the building.