News Page - Logo - The Guardian 80 xLoneliness is a growing concern for older people, and can have devastating consequences for a person’s mental and physical health.  Studies have found loneliness can be more harmful than smoking, increases the risk of premature death and the chances of developing dementia.

A new guide for local authorities outlines how they can start dealing with the epidemic of loneliness and overcome this major public health issue.  To read more click here.