As mass gatherings have been banned, traditional, shared experiences like concerts, theatre shows, and festivals have become a distant memory.
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It is no secret that loneliness has reached epidemical proportions in the last decade.
Rising numbers of elderly people in the UK are chronically lonely, according to Age UK figures.
‘It really helps their mind stay active’: Tea parties for elderly helping Manchester shed loneliness hotspot reputation
Contact The Elderly are hosting afternoon tea parties for older people, after Manchester was identified as a loneliness hotspot.
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Can you spare an hour? Hunt on for volunteers to help combat loneliness among elderly in South Manchester
National charity Contact the Elderly, is looking for volunteers to host monthly tea parties across Chorlton, Didsbury, Withington, West Didsbury and Heaton Moor in a bid to help older people expand their often-limited social circle.
A new project aiming to combat loneliness and social isolation in older men through therapeutic activities has recently been launched in Openshaw.
Manchester neighbourhoods are less friendly than ever which has lead to a rise in loneliness in both younger and older generations, according to a psychology expert.