Alcohol and Brain Ageing – How Much is too Much?

Dr Matthew Croucher – Psychiatrist of Old Age, Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury

Matthew will talk about what science tells us about the possible benefits and costs to the brain from New Zealand’s most widely used drug. Matthew is a psychiatrist of Old Age with Te Whatu Ora at Burwood Hospital. He is a leader in NZ’s Dementia sector, holding a deputy chair position with the NZ Dementia Mate Wareware leadership and advisory group, and is also the Chair of the NZ Dementia Foundation.