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Published July 27, 2013, 10:09 PM

Older prescription drug addicts flying below radar

Balancing medical concerns, potential for abuse a growing challenge, experts say
FARGO - An elderly person with slurred speech, slow motor movement and loss of cognitive ability could simply be aging or showing symptoms of common diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. Or those symptoms could be signs of prescription medication abuse.

By: Cali Owings, INFORUM

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