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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Many attend presentation on meds


Stephanie Thompson

Emilia Sanchez and Rose Rudy complete crossword puzzles before listening to Petty's presentation.

Senior citizens attending the AARP luncheon focusing on medication were not disappointed with the speaker.

Last Thursday, Renee Petty, a registered pharmacist with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, gave a presentation called "Let's Talk About Meds."

Petty covered numerous areas of concern, gave out tips, and answered attendees questions.

According to Petty, the average 45-year-old person takes four medications every day, while the average 65-year-old takes an average of nine medications every day. She said these medications can range from a multivitamin to heart medication or insuli...

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