When people connect, they affect each other's lives.
- 17% of adults age 65 and older are isolated
- 26% increased risk of death due to subjective feeling of loneliness
- 51% of people age 75 and older live alone
What does it feel like to be old and alone?
According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, 1 million of us are already suffering from acute loneliness, while 2.5 million over age 60 fear they could end up similarly isolated.