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Third of elderly 'feel lonely'

Over a third (34%) of people aged 65 or over in Great Britain feel lonely, according to new research out today from Age UK and pioneering online young peoples charity YouthNet.

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Age UK: 'We must bring older and younger people together'

Charity Director-General for Age UK, Michelle Mitchell, has told Daybreak that there are massive benefits of younger and older people getting together and sharing experience and skills.

Age UK and YouthNet are raising money for computer classes for the elderly which will be taught by young people.

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