Guides and guidelines Resources

voices of older people

Thinking of trying to cut back on your own or looking for some helpful information to give someone else? Our growing library of downloadable resources can help you on your way.

  • Family, friends and carers guide
    Family, friends and carers guide

    This guide intends to provide advice and information for anyone who is concerned about someone else’s drinking. This can be a family member, a spouse or partner, or a close friend who is aged over 50. A localised version of this guide is available for each of our Drink Wise, Age Well areas, you can contact them directly for a copy.

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  • Workplace guide supporting the over 50s workforce to make healthier choices about alcohol
    Workplace guide supporting the over 50s workforce to make healthier choices about alcohol

    A practical, workplace guide for anyone supporting an over 50s workforce to remain healthy and well.

    Download the guide

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  • Your guide to making healthier choices about alcohol as you age
    Your guide to making healthier choices about alcohol as you age

    Tips for keeping track of drinks, learning what’s in your drink and finding out how you can lower your risk from alcohol. Your guide to making healthier choices about alcohol as you age.

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  • What is a unit guide
    What is a unit guide

    You can work out how many units there are in any drink by multiplying the total volume of a drink (in ml) by its ABV (which is measured as a percentage) and dividing the result by 1000. Use our guide to better understand what a unit actually looks like.

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