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    Drinking And Aging: More Data On The Impact Of Alcohol

    Thinking about raising a glass to toast what may be the end of the pandemic (at least for now)? Before you take a sip, you may want to stop and read the latest findings about the impact of alcohol on the brain- it just may be enough to convince you…

    What’s To Drink? More Evidence On Why You Should Rethink Alcohol

    Before you toast to the New Year (or to ridding ourselves of the year that’s about to pass), it would be useful to consider what you should drink to celebrate the toast. In previous agebuzz posts, we’ve explored the various health concerns related to drinking alcohol, especially as you get…

    Another Round? More Evidence of Alcohol’s Impact On Aging Brains And Bodies

    We know the evidence has gone back and forth about the benefits and harms that can come from alcohol consumption. While there’s no data to support the value of heavy drinking, there are some studies that suggest moderate amounts of alcohol may have cardiac or brain benefits. Current alcohol intake…

    Under The Influence: More Evidence Of The Harmful Impact Of Alcohol On Older Adults

    Even before the pandemic, the warning signs were blaring that excessive alcohol consumption was dangerous for brain health. Now, several months into the pandemic, it appears that excessive alcohol consumption and binge drinking has risen among older adults, following the stressors inflicted by the pandemic and resulting quarantine. In new…

    (Maybe Don’t) Drink To That: Alcohol And Aging

    There’s nothing like a night of heavy drinking to remind you that you’re not as young as you used to be. As we’ve previously profiled in agebuzz, drinking as an older adult can cause much more impact on your body and brain than it did when you were younger. In…

    Too Much Of a Good Thing? How Alcohol Affects Us As We Age

    As we get older, there are important life events to be celebrated- significant birthdays, the birth of a grandchild, milestone anniversaries- and it’s perfectly normal to raise a glass of alcohol in celebration. Many of us also drink a glass of wine with our nightly dinner and appreciate a good…