Updates from Capitol Hill

Listen to NCOA’s Public Policy and Advocacy team discuss Capitol Hill debates affecting Healthy Aging programs.

Presentation- Pain Management and Opioid Use Among Older Adults

This session provides an update on opioid use in older adults, explain what opioids are and are not, and describe different types of users, including those with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Lessons learned from the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program as a strategy to manage pain and reduce opioid dependence are shared.