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The population of the United States is graying more and more every year. That aging population is especially susceptible to issues that stem from problem gambling. During this presentation we will review the unique circumstances that make seniors vulnerable to problem gambling. We will discuss signs and symptoms of problem gambling that can alert friends, family members, and caregivers that a loved one could be in trouble. Problem gambling is something that can be treated! Resources for prevention and treatment of problem gambling will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Identify signs of Problem Gambling in Seniors
2. Explain the reasons Problem Gambling can be especially dangerous for an aging population
3. List the resources available to prevent and treat Problem Gambling in seniors

Intended Audience: 

Seniors, Caregivers, anyone who works with seniors.

Instructional Level: 

Introductory

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days to receive a Certificate of Attendance.