Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

locations vary throughout the countyBucks County, PA 18901

About

The Bucks County Area Agency on Aging and the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol commission noticed a rise in prescription drug and alcohol abuse amongh older adults. They responded by creating Project MEDS (Medication Education Designed for Seniors).

Project Meds is a peer education program consisting of a free, one half hour presentation given by trained senior volunteers in which they address issues of medication and alcohol use and misue by seniors.

A two day training is provided to volunteers from both medication and alcohol programs. You will assist a seasoned volunteer to presentation until you are confortable to completes sessions yourslef.


Training will begin in the Fall 2015.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour per presentation
  • people skills

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