Published on 3 Nov 2015 Sections

What does it feel like to be old and alone?

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

The charity Campaign to End Loneliness says that one million of us are suffering from acute loneliness, while two and a half million over 60s fear they could end up similarly isolated.

It wants to highlight the plight of those living lives with almost no contact with others, and also that the concern of society stretches to whether they are alive, but not whether they are alone.

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