Alcohol can remain an enjoyable and legitimate part of an older person’s life, just as for anyone else.

Older people will drink alcohol for the same reasons as younger people: relaxation, celebration, and enjoyment …… however, as we grow older we face different risks and we may need to learn new patterns of sensible drinking. From this link you can now download a helpful leaflet with information and advice for older people and their carers.

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