Anyone at any age can have a drinking problem. However, families, friends, and healthcare workers often overlook their concerns about older people drinking. Sometimes problems with alcohol in older people can be mistaken for other conditions related to aging such as issues in balance.
As we age, the way our body handles alcohol begins to change and can start to affect our health. Health effects include immune system disorders, worsening of conditions such as osteoporosis, strained relationships and much more. Learn six facts about how the body handles alcohol as we age in this featured article.
This article was originally published by Surpass Senior Living through Healthy Cells Magazine.