Press Release-VT Works to Reduce Risky Drinking in Older Vermonters

09 May 2018

BURLINGTON – Nearly one in four Vermonters age 65 and older engage in risky alcohol use – a level significantly higher than the national average of 19 percent, and Vermont health officials are working to reach out to this often-overlooked population of people who drink.

To help raise awareness, the Vermont Health Department (VDH) has launched a new web page and resources for older Vermonters, their families and caregivers. 

That website and more information about older Vermonters and risky drinking behavior is here.