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Consumer Voice Leaders Participate in AARP Foundation Roundtable on Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs

May 15, 2018

AARP Foundation held a roundtable last week on the misuse of antipsychotic drugs.  Consumer Voice Executive Director Lori Smetanka was a presenter and panelist at the event, and Consumer Voice Governing Board Member Dr. Jonathan Evans was a featured speaker and panelist.  The roundtable, entitled "Invisible People: The Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs With Nursing Facility Residents Who Have Dementia" raised awareness about people with dementia in nursing homes who are inappropriately medicated with antipsychotic drugs and promoted the use of non-drug interventions.

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