Independent Age – How to stay socially connected

Being on your own when you don’t want to be or feeling lonely is a common experience, but it can make us anxious, miserable, and eat away at our confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are lots of organisations and services out there to help older people connect with others –¬† and most cost very little or nothing at all. Staying connected is good for our health and can bring a sense of contentment back to our lives. Our recently updated factsheet How to stay socially connected¬†lists some social activities and befriending services that may be of interest and includes practical steps that can help you feel more connected. Visit our website to download your copy:

How to Stay Socially Connected