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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Elderly people living 'lonely lives'

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.

One third of elderly people are lonely, new research has found Credit: PA Wire

The research also shows that older people aren't necessarily lonely for geographical reasons.

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