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Older Adult Treatment
A conversation with Sharon Matthew, MA, and Ming Wang, MD, on how to help people 55 and older recover from addiction.
Sharon Matthew, director of the older adult program at Caron Treatment Centers, and Ming Wang, MD, medical director of the unit, discuss the importance of specialized treatment for people 55 and older. They discuss challenges such as grief, loss, nutrition, cognition and more. Both Dr. Wang and Sharon Matthew have vast experience in the field, and a great passion for helping older adults achieve recovery. We also discuss the transformative effect on families when an older adult gets sober–including Jeff’s reflections on his own family.
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