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Substance Use Disorders in Late Life: The Next Silver Tsunami

Substance Use Disorders in Late Life: The Next Silver Tsunami (PDF) Source: Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy Over the next few decades the percentage of population of individuals 65 years and older in the United States is projected to increase from 13% to 25% of the total population. These older adults are thought to […]

Facts for Features — Older Americans Month: May 2015

Facts for Features — Older Americans Month: May 2015 Source: U.S. Census Bureau 44.7 million The number of people who were 65 and older in the United States on July 1, 2013. This group accounted for 14.1 percent of the total population. …