Tagged: Seniors

NEWS: UK: Increasing Substance Use As Coping Mechanism

When the baby boomers were young, alcohol was marketed as a key part of a glamorous life and health risks were not as well known. Of additional concern is the increasing proportion of women using alcohol later in later life – after an onslaught of alcohol industry marketing trying to convert women to consumers…

NEWS: Alcohol Harm Growing Among Older People

Older people are increasingly using alcohol in order to cope with life difficulties including retirement, bereavement and loneliness, a new report found. The study also shows that people 50 years of age and older were turning to alcohol due to feeling like a failure, depressed and downhearted. The research highlighted that these factors have led one in five to… Read more »