How to help lonely or socially isolated elderly people in your community

how to help lonely or socially isolated elderly people in your community
From volunteering for an organisation to a simple phone call, NHS Choices offers ideas on how to help lonely or socially isolated elderly people in your community.

Evidence suggests that giving your time in this way could be as valuable to you as the person you support. It’s likely to boost your self-esteem and sense of purpose. And helping others takes your mind off your own problems for a while.

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