Alert
Close

Tell your senator to end the gridlock and renew the Older Americans Act now. Learn more

Contests and
Sweeps

Happiness
poll

most popular
articles

Viewed

How to Stage an Intervention

When you must step in, keep these tips in mind.

If you have an addict in your family who has resisted all of your efforts to get him or her into treatment, you may be considering an intervention. Intervening in a structured and well-planned way succeeds (meaning the addict goes to a treatment program the day of the intervention) 85 percent of the time. So says Debra Jay, coauthor of Love First: A Family's Guide to Intervention, which includes a chapter on how to intervene with older adults. She offers these tips about the perils and rewards of the process: … Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Advertisement

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Member Benefits HomeServe

Members can protect their homes with comprehensive repair plans from HomeServe.

grocery coupon center member benefit aarp

Members can print savings coupons at the Grocery Coupon Center powered by Coupons.com.

Member Benefits Discounts Angie's List

Members can save 25% to 45% on their Angie's List membership.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Advertisement