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Times Colonist Comment: Eating disorders deadly for older adults, too

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By Sally Chaster / Times Colonist

Everyone recovering from an eating disorder needs to find purpose and satisfaction in themselves and their lives, but older people often look at these things through entirely different lenses.

Treatment experiences can be invalidating. There are no treatment facilities in Canada specific to older women, and we frequently feel alienated by treatment programs that appear to be specifically designed for adolescent or young adult women. It can feel like going to treatment with our daughters.

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