chronic loneliness in the elderly
May 31, 2021

Chronic Loneliness in the Elderly

Chronic loneliness affects at least one in five Americans, and it’s a special concern for the elderly: over 40 percent of senior adults say they feel lonely “on a regular basis.” Complicating the problem, seniors are already more susceptible to health problems such as high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and...

mixing drugs and alcohol
January 22, 2021

The Hidden Dangers of Mixing Drugs and Alcohol

Mixing Drugs and Alcohol: An Unsafe Decision Having just one drink while taking drugs of any kind, including prescription medications, can have a significant impact on your health. Some mixtures of drugs and alcohol can even have lethal consequences. It is critical to be aware of the hidden dangers of...

August 10, 2020

What Drug is Most Commonly Abused by Older Adults?

Whether it’s problem drinking or the misuse of prescription medication, substance use is a significant problem for older adults – in fact, it is one of the fastest growing health issues in the United States. This pattern of behavior often goes unchecked because people are unlikely to confront older...

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