Research

Drink Wise, Age Well have produced a number of reports focusing on some of the most crucial aspects of alcohol and ageing. The three reports available below include ‘Easing the transition: older adults and the labour market’, ‘Drink Wise, Age Well Impact Report 2016’, ‘Drink Wise, Age Well: Alcohol use and the over 50s in the UK’ and ‘Calling Time: Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol policy, practice and research’

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Calling Time: Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol policy, practice and research

Our third state of the nation report reveals evidence of ageism and age discrimination in alcohol policy, practice and research. The findings are based on a survey of professionals, interviews and focus groups with older adults with alcohol problems and a summative review of relevant policy and published literature.

Read the report here 

 

Easing the transition: older adults and the labour market

Our second state of the nation report explores the relationship between alcohol and labour market activity in the over 50s population of the UK. It covers over 50s looking for or out of work, retirement and working over 50s.

Open the report and check out our workplace guide

 

Drink Wise, Age Well Impact Report 2016

The programme, which is being delivered in five UK sites, provides a number of activities and interventions aimed at addressing the Drink Wise, Age Well report findings.

Read our outcomes and findings in the 2016 impact report 

 

 

Drink Wise Age Well: Alcohol Use and the over 50s in the UK

Our report Drink Wise, Age Well: Alcohol Use and the over 50s in the UK, based on initial study findings from the Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team at University of Bedfordshire and compiled by the International Longevity Centre UK.

Read the Drink Wise, Age Well Alcohol use and the over 50s Report