Alcohol and older adults in New Zealand. A literature review.

22 Oct 2014

This comprehensive literature review brings together literature and data on alcohol and older adults from a variety of New Zealand sources.  Findings from selected overseas studies are also included.

Topics covered include:

  • size, composition, living circumstances and wellbeing
  • alcohol consumption patterns
  • factors influencing patterns of use
  • links between alcohol, ageing and health
  • interventions for preventing or reducing harm.