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“We shouldn’t underestimate the resilience of older people living alone”: How those most at risk of loneliness are taking lockdown in their stride

Loneliness is a major threat for older people living alone, particularly throughout a nationwide lockdown. However, some are showing great resilience – adopting positive mindsets and embracing technology – to fight the isolation. There are 1.4 million chronically lonely older people in England, according to Age UK, a charity which supports older people. While there are

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