A fifth of people in the UK say they are lonely. That’s more than 10 million of us at any one time.
Loneliness is high and sadly growing among the more elderly population, a situation that has been made worse throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
As the UK faces further restrictions amid rising coronavirus cases, and as we now enter the colder months, thousands of older people are facing one of the loneliest winters ever. Age UK, the leading charity for older people, has estimated that more than 850,000 older people could be spending this Christmas alone. Ensuring you or someone you know who may be experiencing loneliness are able to tal