Elder Abuse and Opioid Misuse

Source: National Center on Elder Abuse

Published: 2020

Summary:

Concerns encompassing opioid misuse continue to increase, and with little information available, attention has turned to more preventative measures for the at-risk older adult population. In this podcast, Julie Schoen, JD, and Dr. Kaloostian discuss elder abuse, its red flags, and its linkage to substance abuse. Tune in as they take a deep dive on extrinsic factors at play, knowledge from the front lines, and best practices for health care professionals and family members.

Link: Elder Abuse and Opioid Misuse

Topics: Opioid, Prevention

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Caregivers, Health Care, Multidisciplinary

Level: Advanced, Intermediate

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