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Courtesy of HEALTHGUIDE The path to addiction: Stages of alcoholism Moderate drinking isn’t a cause for concern in most adults. But when alcohol consumption gets out of control, you may find yourself on a dangerous path toward addiction. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimates that 17 million American adults have alcohol use disorders. […]
Source: https://casapalmera.com/alcoholism-and-the-elderly/ Written by Casa Palmera Staff Alcoholism and alcohol abuse among the elderly is a hidden epidemic that is rarely recognized and is grossly under diagnosed. It is estimated that nearly half of all elderly individuals suffering from alcoholism remain undetected. This is misdiagnosis is caused by two main factors: First, the elderly are a […]