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A million over-65s ‘still at risk of loneliness as UK lockdown eases’

Exclusive: charities say many still struggling despite easing of restrictions after pandemic hits support organisations

A review by 10 leading charities has found that a million people over 65 in the UK are likely to remain at risk of chronic loneliness despite the easing of coronavirus restrictions.

Loneliness, social isolation and living alone are all associated with an increased risk of early death, the Older People’s Task and Finish Group has said.

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