WBFJ Interviews

Opioid Epidemic and Older Adults

Opioid Epidemic and Older Adults

Sunday @ 5 on WBFJ (SEPT 22, 2019) Verne chats with ‘Matty’ Ponce-de-Leon, Pastor of Arlington First Baptist Church in Jonesville and author of the book, “Broken: Returning Desperation to the Cross” *Matty will be sharing his personal story as well as research and Biblical truth on the “Opioid Epidemic and Older Adults” at an upcoming North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry event in Thomasville, NC on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 . Addiction (including opioid abuse and misuse) is destroying individuals and families across North Carolina– and older adults are not immune. Many seniors find themselves raising their grandchildren or caring for adult children in addiction. Some are financially burdened, and even victimized for their assets and medications. Others are themselves addicted to increasingly powerful narcotics used for pain management. NC Baptist Aging Ministry Event “The Opioid Epidemic and Older Adults” Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1 PM - 2:30 PM https://www.ncbam.org/events.html $10 registration fee includes a copy of Matty's book: "Broken: Returning in Desperation to the Cross" Location: 201-A Idol St., Thomasville, NC 27360 Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0794RMTK4?ref_=k4w_oembed_XaENOWWVm8hDkT&tag=kpembed-20&linkCode=kpd

Duration: 21 min

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