Training: Older Adults and Problem Gambling

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Course Outline:

·      Prevalence of gambling and problem gambling among older adults

·      Reasons older adults gamble

·      Risk factors for problem gambling among older adults

·      Warning signs of problem gambling among older adults

·      Prevention and Intervention strategies


Educational Goal:

Participants will learn about the risks associated with older adult gambling; why they are more vulnerable to developing a gambling problem; and what safe guards can be established for this fixed income community. 


Educational Objectives:

·       Identify the three (3) signs for older adult risky gambling behaviors.

·       Understand why older adults are more vulnerable to the consequences of gambling problems.

·       Identify the three (3) safeguards that older adults can incorporate into their behavior that will help them make their gambling safe on a fixed income.