Geriatric Addiction a Growing Problem


You may not think about senior citizens being addicted to opioids, but it's a growing problem. Bringing this problem into the light is one of the reasons Angela Lana of Irondequoit shared her story. Angela, who lost her husband to an accidental overdose when he was 61, says addiction does not discriminate.


Title: Geriatric Addiction a Growing Problem

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Opioids Crisis

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WXXI

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 10/18/2018

Runtime: 00:04:48

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  • Term: 4 years
  • Releases: 1
  • Editing Allowed?: Yes
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: Yes

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File Clean of Graphics: Yes

Language: English


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