Substance abuse rehab centers which serve the specific needs of seniors and older adults can be more beneficial for this particular group of people. Senior and older adult centered recovery services can help with the initial stigma that seniors may feel they may experience when entering rehab and it provides the peer support from individuals in their stage of life who understand the specific challenges they face. In age neutral programs seniors and older adults can at times be less willing to engage fully in group sessions with younger clients who don't understand their age related and generational specific issues. Drug and Alcohol rehab facilities that offer a more age appropriate forum for seniors and older adults can provide a connection of mutual respect, understanding, and comfort to work through the difficulties in treatment.
Treatment professionals at substance abuse rehab centers for seniors and older adults are prepared to deliver their unique expertise with older clients to resolve age-related, generational, and broader substance abuse related issues alike, while also taking into account any unique physical or mental impairments and challenges this subset of client faces while in treatment. Program curriculum for seniors and older adults may be delivered with verbal or audio impairments in mind, such as larger type or treatment therapists who are prepared to accommodate such needs of older clients by the way individual and group counseling sessions.
Seniors and older adults are disproportionately apt to the abuse of alcohol and prescription drugs, and as part of recovery many require medical intervention not just through detoxification but to determine which medical drugs should be eliminated or continued as part of the treatment process and their transition to a healthy lifestyle that will prolong their life.
There are 1 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities offering this service in Albion, ME