Loneliness

08 Jun 2021
Recent research conducted by a Shropshire home care provider has explored the experiences of older people during the pandemic and their concerns over life returning to normal.   Shrewsbury-based Radfield Home Care, which operates throughout the UK, surveyed 250 adults aged 60 and above to understand and shine a light on the experiences of older people during the various national lockdowns.  ...
19 Dec 2017
It’s a sad fact that Christmas and New Year, the celebratory season of love and goodwill, can also be one of the loneliest times for the elderly. According to Age UK, more than two million people in England at the age of 75 live alone. Older people are particularly more vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation when images abound of expectations of happiness and fun, and they are left to...
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