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LifeStream, Recovery Works, & local organizations partner to offer Medication Lunch & Learns

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September 25, 2018
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LifeStream Services and Recovery Works – Cambridge City are partnering together to offer Medication Lunch & Learns, a series of sponsored lunch and learns to discuss medication management & disposal, community resources, veterans programs, state assistance, and much more on medication awareness. Attendees are welcome to bring old, expired medications for safe medication disposal coordinated by the county emergency personnel.
 
Medication Lunch and Learns will be offered in Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, and Randolph counties through the end of November. These events are open to the community, especially older adults, service providers, counselors, physicians, law enforcement, probation officers, and addiction providers.
 
Those interested in attending should RSVP in advance by calling or texting 317-517-5278 or email Matt Gast at mgast@recoveryworksin.com.
 
Join LifeStream and partnering organizations at one of the Medication Lunch & Learns this fall:
  • Henry County: Thursday, October 18 from 9am to Noon
    • Henry Co. Public Library: 376 S. 15th St. New Castle, IN 47362
  • Blackford County: Wednesday, October 24 from 9am to Noon
    • Lake Placid: 397 S. 200 E. Hartford City, IN 47348
  • Delaware County: Wednesday, October 31 from 9am to Noon
    • Maring-Hunt Library: 2005 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47302
  • Randolph County: Thursday, November 8 from 9am to Noon
    • Randolph Inn: 890 W. Washington St. Winchester, IN 47394
  • Jay County: Wednesday, November 14 from 9am to Noon
    • Holiday Inn: 100 Holiday Dr. Portland, IN 47371
  • Grant County: Wednesday,  November 28 from 9am to Noon
    • Holiday Inn: 1000 N. Baldwin Ave. Marion, IN 46952
  • Madison County: Thursday, November 29 from 9am to Noon
    • Holiday Inn: 6720 S. Scatterfield Rd. Anderson, IN 46013
Special thank you to partnering organizations – LifeStream Services, Recovery Works – Cambridge City, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Department of Veterans Affairs, County Emergency Personnel.
 
LifeStream is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people at risk of losing their independence. As the country is in the middle of an ‘Opioid Crisis,’ LifeStream is working with local organizations to raise awareness on the issue and educate the community on prevention and resources available. For more information on these events or how LifeStream can help, please contact Beth Evans, Director of Community Services, by calling 765-405-3001 or emailing bevans@lifestreaminc.org.
 
LifeStream is an Area Agency on Aging that works to improve the quality of life for people at risk of losing their independence. LifeStream serves over 23,000 seniors and people with disabilities throughout 12 counties in Indiana including Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Union, and Wayne. Programs and services include care management, transportation, in-home care, Senior Cafes, home-delivered meals, guardianships, caregiver support, home modifications, information and assistance, volunteer opportunities and more. For more about the organization call (800) 589-1121 or visit online at www.lifestreaminc.org and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lifestreamservices.
Contact:
Hannah Downham, Public Relations Officer
(765) 759-3363