From the May 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

The Elderly--Neglect or Concern?

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

EAGLEVILLE, PA.--The Eagleville Hospital and Rehabilitation Center has opened a hotline telephone service to provide assistance for women and elderly residents who, among other things, may have alcoholism and drug-related problems.

According to Doris Leigh, project director, "Ten percent of Montgomery County's population is over 65 years of age, and women make up over half the population. We feel...

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