On Wednesday, May 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oregon Care Partners is hosting a free, instructor-led class in Astoria titled “Safe Medication Use in Older Adults“ that’s designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian learn about safe medication use, pain management and medication reviews. This half-day class is free of charge, thanks to funding from the State of Oregon and partnerships with trusted non-profits including the Alzheimer’s Association and Oregon Health Care Association. WHAT: The class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian understand how medicines work in older adults, and learn skills to optimize care. A professional instructor will share real-world experience in an interactive classroom environment. This class is free, thanks to funding by the State of Oregon. WHO: Individuals who provide care for an aging family member or loved one, as well as those who work in professional caregiver settings, public safety or social work, are encouraged to sign up for this free class. Visit www.OregonCarePartners.com to register. WHEN: May 8, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Hampton Inn & Suites Astoria 201 39th St. Astoria, OR 97103 Call 1-800-930-6851 or visit www.OregonCarePartners.com to register and sign up for this no-cost class.