Elder Abuse and Opioid Misuse

Source: National Center on Elder Abuse

Published: 2020


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: Prevention/Intervention, Substance Use Disorder

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Caregivers, Health Care

Level: Advanced, Intermediate