Loneliness among over-50s 'is looming public health concern' Greater numbers will feel impact of widowhood, poor finance and ill-health, says Age UK
Soaring numbers of over-50s in England will suffer from loneliness in the coming years as a result of widowhood, ill-health and money problems, according to a new analysis.
More than two million people of that age will be lonely by 2025-26, a 49% increase on the 1.36m who were socially isolated in 2015-16, according to projections by Age UK. Continue reading... The Guardian