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Grassroots Advocacy Radio with Marsha Padilla-Goad: Conversations to Educate, Empower, and Engage: Rural Older Adults and the Opioid Epidemic

Grassroots Advocacy Radio with Marsha Padilla-Goad: Conversations to Educate, Empower, and Engage: Rural Older Adults and the Opioid Epidemic

  06/04/2019  12:00 pm PDT

Grassroots Advocacy Radio with Marsha Padilla-Goad: Conversations to Educate, Empower, and Engage: Rural Older Adults and the Opioid EpidemicRural older adults are dying from the opioid epidemic at a higher rate than older adults in the nation as a whole, yet fewer than one in 10 opioid treatment centers are located in rural America, and many rural first responders are not trained to administer life-saving medica­tions for overdose.

 

Resources:

https://www.asaging.org/blog/rural-older-adults-hit-hard-opioid-epidemic

https://philanthropynewyork.org/sites/default/files/resources/GIA_Rural_Opioid_Paper.pdf

https://www.giaging.org/documents/170818_Benson-Aldrich_paper_for_GIA_web_FINAL.pdf

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marsha padilla-goad

Marsha Padilla-Goad

Grassroots Advocacy Radio with Marsha Padilla-Goad: Conversation to Educate, Empower, and Engage   Marsha Padilla-Goad is a veteran grassroots advocate who has organi...

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 William F. Benson

William F. Benson

Bill Benson is President of Health Benefits ABCs, offering aging and public health policy, educational, strategic planning, program development, facilitation, research and e...

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