According to the NHS, more than a million older people say they go for over a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or family member.
Developing a deep and honest understanding of the loves, fears, wants and needs of people is essential to Guild Living. Working in partnership with Legal & General, one of the UK’s most trusted institutions, we will create third age “communities for life” in the heart of towns and city centres.
In this BBC video we witness how, although surrounded by people, we can still feel lonely. After her husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Louise Kaye started Café Conversations, a weekly session to help people to feel socially connected and give others the confidence to enjoy their third age.