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It’s Senior Week at Benzo Free

Updated: Mar 23, 2023

Today is the start of “Senior Week” at Benzo Free. This week, we will focus much of our attention on the group of people most at-risk when it comes to benzodiazepines — the elderly.

If you know of someone — a parent, a grandparent, a neighbor, a spouse — who is taking benzodiazepines or Z-drugs long-term and is having problems with dementia, falls, confusion, or other complications — perhaps benzos are a factor.

Be on the lookout for blog articles and a special podcast episode this week dedicated to the plight of the older generation. We will share some alarming statistics, possible symptoms, and warnings provided by a variety of professionals.

Long-term benzo use in the elderly is a significant problem, and like the rest of us, it’s one we can do something about as long as we are educated.

Keep calm, taper slowly, and take care of yourself, D :)


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