According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 17% of adults over 60 struggle with substance abuse. Alcohol and drug consumption can cause serious health issues for seniors, but sadly, often, it goes unnoticed because symptoms of substance use in older adults can often resemble other medical and behavioral disorders. Fortunately, some assisted living communities are well-versed in caring for the aging population dealing with addiction.
Our new resource helps seniors and their loved ones learn how assisted living can benefit those struggling with substance abuse.
You can view our guide here: https://www.caring.com/caregivers/assisted-living-and-addiction/