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Table of Contents: Geriatric Addiction & Substance Abuse
Addiction is a disease. People are more than their disease.
Films on Demand (FVTC Access)
The Reward Circuit: How the Brain Responds to Natural Rewards and Drugs
Older Persons' Health
- Percent of noninstitutionalized persons aged 65 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 8.2%
- Percent of noninstitutionalized persons with obesity (2013-2016)
- Men aged 65-74: 40.2%
- Men aged 75 and over: 28.0%
- Women aged 65-74: 43.5%
- Women aged 75 and over: 32.7%