No Loneliness Living in a Retirement Community

Living in a retirement community boosts friendships and helps prevent loneliness during lockdown … The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the importance of friendships and community. This is increasingly important for people as they get older, according to…

Loneliness and Older People – The Silver Line

Loneliness The film below,  called “The Anniversary” captures the distress of loneliness.  The Silver Line charity released the film to highlight the nation’s loneliness epidemic amongst older people. Film director, Phil Beastall, whose short film, ‘Love is a Gift’, went…

Over 65s Are Not As Lonely As You’d Think!

We often hear of the connection between loneliness and the elderly.  However, a recent BBC report revealed that young people actually feel the loneliest. So, age doesn’t necessarily equate to isolation. And it’s perfectly natural to enjoy your own company…

Loneliness In The Over 50s

Below, Teal Swan writes about loneliness in the over 50s.  She explains how loneliness, as time goes on, needn’t be inevitable … Loneliness in The Over 50s The world today is obsessed with youth.  Value, significance and desirability seem to…