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1. Describe patterns of simultaneous use of alcohol and Central Nervous System (CNS) - acting medications among older adults.
2. Understand the mechanisms of interaction between alcohol and CNS-acting medications and their consequences.
3. Identify strategies to prevent alcohol-medication interactions among older adults.
4. Recommend resources for older adults and service providers for identifying and managing problematic alcohol and medication use.
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Case Studies from Age in Action
Mohanty, M., & Slattum, P. (2011). Alcohol, Medications, and Older Adults. Age in Action, 26(3), 1-5.