Monthly Archives: October 2013

Older people should embrace new technology to help alleviate loneliness

Last week Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt spoke at the National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) conference about “national shame” surrounding the fact that as many as 800,000 people in England are “chronically lonely”, according to the Campaign to End Loneliness. Furthermore, “some five million people say television is their main form of company.” Loneliness is […]