How to spot the signs of loneliness…

We know how important friends and social interaction are to everyone. Come Eat Together brings older people together with food to combat loneliness and to help people be linked into their communities. We love this blog from the Silver Talk project.

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Age UK County Durham is a small independent charity based in North East England. Our mission is to promote the well-being of all older people and to help make life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
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2 Responses to How to spot the signs of loneliness…

  1. Loneliness is a problem faced by people of all ages, and all circumstances. The advantage of being elderly (over 50) is that AGE UK offers a range of events to bring people together. It gives opportunity to meet up with other people at some regular intervals and to look forward to seeing people who they have spoken to or been introduced too at a previous event. It is important for new people to be welcomed and introduced to other members. Please always include visitors.

    • Loneliness is created from a range of circumstances. recently a friend very suddenly bereaved after being married 50 years, is suffering terribly. The family situation does not give her any time or comfort, and the lady who has never belonged to any groups totally misses her lively husband, who she had worked with. She cannot accept her situation.
      She does not live in the North East otherwise I could help fill her days.

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