2021 Workshops

Join the Caregiver Support Network Wednesday June 9 at 2 pm EST - online via Zoom for a free webinar on Safe Medication Practices for Better Health

Registration: go.osu.edu/caregiver2021_safe_meds (opens May 17)

  • Be your own health advocate – you are the most important part of your healthcare team. Take the time to become an expert!

  • Learn safe medication practices – only take medicines as directed by your healthcare professionals, store them securely, and safely dispose of them when no longer needed.

  • Know the risks of medication misuse – drug misuse affects us all – find out how you can help


Presented by Dr. Ruth Emptage, OSU College of Pharmacy

Ruth has been a faculty member at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy since 1996. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh, Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The Ohio State University and completed a Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Residency/Fellowship from the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

She has extensive experience working with community dwelling older adults regarding safe and effective medication use.  She also enjoys being able to teach Doctor of Pharmacy students the importance of being knowledgeable about medication considerations for older adults.


Contact: Laura Akgerman at 614-292-0622 or akgerman.4@osu.edu

Attendees seeking an accommodation to participate in the webinar are encouraged to contact Laura Akgerman at akgerman.4@osu.edu. Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. The webinar will be auto-captioned, recorded and posted at https://agrability.osu.edu/caregiver-support-network/caregiver-resource-videos