Commenting on research from the Campaign to End Loneliness about what older people miss most, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, older people’s charity and founding member of the Campaign to End Loneliness, said:

 

“Over 2 million people aged 75 and over live alone in Great Britain. We know that living alone can contribute to feelings of loneliness, particularly when people have to spend special occasions, such as Christmas, alone. Our latest , free advice guide, called If you’re feeling lonely, aims to help older people and their families identify why they might feel lonely, and offers tips for simple steps they can take to reduce loneliness and help build confidence, as we recognise that loneliness among older people is a major concern”

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