• Saturday, August 13, 2022

HEALTH

Young or old, loneliness does not discriminate

By: Keerthi Mohan

People who do not have any ties to their community feel more lonely than those who are engaged with their community. A new report shows that Generation Facebook — people aged between 16 and 24 — exhibit higher rates of loneliness as they have fewer ties to their neighbourhood. The numbers released by the Office for National Statistics also show that renters report higher rates of isolation than those who own their own home  and have a mortgage. Rachel Reeves, a Labour MP and co-chair of the Jo Cox Commission on  Loneliness, told Mail Online: “Jo Cox was right when…

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