The Dangers of ‘Overage’ Drinking (‘U.S. News & World Report’)



“Even leaving aside the heavier drinking of baby boomers, the growing population of Americans over age 65 will be felt in emergency departments and inpatient hospital departments,” says Ellen Meara, an associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in a U.S. News & World Report story about the potential for retirement boredom to lead to heavier drinking among baby boomers.

Read the full story, published 5/13/15 by U.S. News & World Report.

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