Alcohol Use and Older Adults

If You Drink

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1. Healthy men and women over age 65 and older should not drink more than




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Healthy men and women age 65 and older should not drink more than three drinks a day or a total of seven drinks a week. Drinking more than these amounts puts people at risk of serious alcohol problems. However, people can still have problems within these limits. Depending on their health and how alcohol affects them, older adults may need to drink less than these limits or not at all.