Can technology alleviate loneliness for the over-80’s?

by | Jul 26, 2016 | News, Technology

Today’s society is more connected than ever before. The vast majority of the population now use social media to communicate and keep in touch with friends. In the UK, for example, 38 million people use Facebook. Yet, at the same time, there are around 1 million older people who haven’t spoken to a friend, neighbour or family member for at least a month. Loneliness in older people is therefore a very real problem. For further information My Ageing Parent