Almost a quarter of a million older people will spend Christmas Day alone this year as Britain struggles to cope with the consequences of an ageing population, according to new research.
Bereavement, poor health, loss of confidence and family members living away from one another all contribute to the problem of isolation among older people, reports the Times.
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