Combatting loneliness and social isolation in older people

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"Striving to give children the best start in life is rightly seen by many as a priority. When people see both the vulnerability and the potential of young children, it stirs protective and nurturing instincts. Older people may cause similar emotions, but can also remind us that day by day everyone of us is ageing and to think about how we would wish to be treated when we are old. The dignity and respect afforded to older people is a true hallmark of a fair and civilised society."

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