Alcohol and Tobacco

Alcohol and Aging: Know the Facts

Many of us enjoy a drink when socializing, relaxing, or celebrating. But did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly, and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?

To learn more about the effect of alcohol on aging bodies, low-risk drinking guidelines, and how to get help reducing your alcohol intake, read:

Tobacco Use

Many smoking-related deaths and diseases occur in B.C. each year, and these most often affect older people. The best way to reduce your risk is to stop smoking altogether.

To learn more about the effect of tobacco on aging bodies and to find resources to help you stop smoking or using other tobacco products, read: