November 17, 2019
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Gateway Seniors at Old Town Public Library: “Choosing Wisely”

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When should you use antibiotics? Should a woman in her sixties have yearly mammograms? a Paps smear? a biyearly bone density scan? What about colonoscopy every 5 or 10 years? “Choosing Wisely”– a toolbox from the American Board of Internal Medicine, leading medical specialist societies, and Consumer Reports– helps you ask the right questions and make wise informed decisions about your own health care. You will leave this session with 5 key questions, printed on a wallet-sized card, to carry with you so that you can question your doctor appropriately before undergoing any test, procedure, or treatment. Free.
Register at 827-3972