BBC Breakfast discussed loneliness and a survey carried out for 5 Live. Loneliness isn’t just something that affects older people.
As in our own survey it was found many 18-24 year olds also feel lonely with 30% as likely
to feel lonely as those over 65 (31%) 28% of adults say that they feel lonely at least some of the time.
33% say they feel left behind by new ways of communicating and 85% prefer speaking to friends and family face to face.