The aim of this paper is to identify social and cultural aspects of alcohol consumption in a sample of older people living in their own homes, in eight different European countries. We explore several aspects of alcohol consumption, establishing comparisons between genders, age groups and living circumstances. The phenomenon of alcohol consumption within these countries and cultures is compared in order to gain a better understanding of similarities and differences.
Ageing International, 2005, Vol 30, Issue 4, p. 377-395
MAPP; Food in Later Life; Alkoholforbrug; Ældre; Alcohol consumption; Older people