The opioid epidemic is mostly associated with young adults, but affects the elderly at an alarming rate

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - We've reported extensively on how the opioid epidemic is impacting everyone no matter their age or soci-economic status, and the older generation is no exception.

That's the the Network in Aging hosted a special workshop on Thursday.

Experts were training people who work with senior citizens on identifying the signs of drug abuse. They were also given instructions on how to administer Naloxone, the drug that helps reverse an opioid overdose.

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