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Old 03-30-2017, 06:56 AM   #1
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Default Grannies boozing hard

More older women are drinking hard


More older American women than ever are drinking — and drinking hard, a new study shows.

Most troubling was the finding that the prevalence of binge drinking among older women is increasing dramatically, far faster than it is among older men, the researchers noted.

The difference was striking: Among men, the average prevalence of binge drinking remained stable from 1997 to 2014, while it increased an average of nearly 4 percent per year among women, the researchers found

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Old 03-30-2017, 11:32 AM   #2
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How sad.
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Maybe they feel a need to make the old men look better?
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Well, the cases I have seen in the past, in home care, were women without men. Usually the men had died earlier, the women had few friends left alive, and the kids were busy working, or lived too far away. Often, they had some kind of physical problems due to age. When the loneliness sets in, and the TV is their only companion, the urge to purge evil spirits with a bottle rides them hard. Nights are really hard for them.
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