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Isolation among older generations is alarmingly common. As many as 40% of older people still living in their own homes report feelings of loneliness and boredom. Upsetting as this is on an emotional level, isolation also has a physical impact, significantly increasing the risk of poor health in older people. Numerous health problems are exacerbated […]Continue reading
Depression is a commonly talked about theme on the health agenda at the moment. But for many older people brought up to adopt a stiff upper lip and a belief in keeping your troubles firmly to yourself, admitting you’re struggling to cope comes hard. As people get older, common complaints such as reduced mobility, hearing […]Continue reading