Loneliness and Ageing (BBC News)

Summary

Age UK estimates that approximately 450,000 people aged 65 and over will have spent this Christmas alone.

Read more: BBC News. Will you be lonely this Christmas?.

Reference

Triggle, N. (2013). Will you be lonely this Christmas? London: BBC Health News, December 17th 2013.

This relates to:

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Reference

Brooks, R. (2013). 450,000 older people will be alone this Christmas. London: Age UK, November 12th 2013.

See also:

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Reference

Richardson, H. (2014). Loneliness and periods of crisis ‘affect many in UK’. London: BBC News, January 20th 2014.

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