Stories of loneliness

John's story

John is 70 and lives in Kent with his wife. For our Home Truths series, John has written about the support of his two sons during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Jennifer's story

Jennifer, aged 70, lives alone in South Devon. She has been social distancing since mid-March and writes for Independent Age’s Home Truths series about how this has changed her life.

Maggie's story

Maggie, 73, is living alone and self-isolating. She writes about unanswered calls, her difficulties getting food, and how others have stepped in to help.