Most of us feel lonely from time to time; when we have no one to share our stories with, when someone doesn’t respond to our messages, or when they forget our birthday. But this occasional feeling has become an epidemic in the past decade. About 70-80% of all adults claim that they feel lonely very often. The number bumps up significantly when we talk about older people.
If you are a senior struggling with a chronic feeling of loneliness, this article is for you. By understanding why we feel lonely, we can get ahead of problems and beat this emotion once and for all. Here are 6 tips for you to keep loneliness at bay.