· 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
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.
· 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.