New Publication: “Older Adults and Alcohol: You Can Get Help” – 4
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. A new publication entitled "Older Adults and Alcohol: You Can Get Help," explains how heavy drinking can make some health problems worse, and how alcohol and medicines donít mix.
Dr. Bernard: It talks about the things that an older individual needs to look at.
Narrator: Dr. Marie Bernard is with the National Institute on Aging.
Dr. Bernard: It provides a nice little checklist and gives some suggestions as to how to go about changing behavior if they do find that they have a problem. It provides recommendations to caregivers or family members as well.
Narrator: For more about older adults and alcohol, visit www.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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