Can alcohol help us to live well as we age?
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Who this event is for
Socialising is in the spotlight as we steer our way through unexpected times in 2020 and beyond. But can drinking make a positive difference to our overall health and wellbeing? We discuss the role of alcohol in mid and later life, what influences our drinking choices, and what happens when people's drinking habits change. We will explore the personal and social impacts of drinking, the benefits of having a happy and healthy relationship with alcohol, and how to navigate choices and changes that support living well. Hear views from our panel and join the debate.
Julie Breslin, Head of Programme, Drink Wise, Age Well / We Are With You
Dr Emma L Davies, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Oxford Brookes University and Alcohol Lead, Global Drug Survey
Dru Jaeger, Club Soda co-founder and author of How to Be a Mindful Drinker
Fiona Matley, Researcher and PhD student, Oxford Brookes University
TBC, Expert by Experience, Drink Wise, Age Well / We Are With You