June 3rd, 2022
ADDICTIONS UPDATE: GERIATRICS
Bryon Bair, MD, FACP, MBA
The aim of this session is to present, discuss and consider relevant addiction demographics, risk factors, physiological issues, interventions and treatment considerations for geriatric populations. Upon completion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
After attending this program, attendees will leave able to:
(1) Trace some common paths of substance use, misuse, and abuse in older adults and the ‘red flags’ providers should be able to recognize; and,
(2) Diagram the brain changes in these individuals and correlate those changes to behavior, cognition, ADLs, and other functions..