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Heartache, Pain, and Hope: Rural Communities, Older People, and the Opioid Crisis: An Introduction for Funders

Description
Provides an overview of the opioid crisis and its impact on the lives of older adults. Addresses both opioid use by older adults and addiction within older adults' families. Identifies solutions being implemented by governments, communities, healthcare providers, and funders to address these concerns. Includes policy recommendations.
Date
08/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Grantmakers In Aging
Tagged as
Elderly population · Illicit drug use · Philanthropy · Policy · Prescription drug abuse