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  • Cognitive Consequences of Substance Abuse in Elderly Adults The relationship between the elderly and substance abuse can be quite dangerous, especially because it is hard to diagnose a substance abuse problem in an older adult. Alcohol and prescription opioids can have severe consequences for elderly adults. These can range from ... Continue Reading
  • Caregivers, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Caregiving is a physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding job. Whether you are a professional caregiver or a non-paid family caregiver, the toll it takes on your own well-being can be significant. In fact, caregivers often develop health problems of their own. One of ... Continue Reading
  • Alcohol Induced Dementia: Can Alcohol Cause Dementia? When most people think about dementia, Alzheimer’s usually comes to mind, but there are other causes of the disease that you should be aware of. One such cause is called alcohol induced dementia. What Is Alcoholic Dementia? Unlike other types of dementia, alcoholic dementia ... Continue Reading