Demos: Private sector must step in to tackle crisis in loneliness among older people

Businesses have a golden opportunity to engage the 'golden market'
13 jul 2012

Businesses and retailers must fill the gap left by closed post offices, pubs and libraries and offer ‘social spaces’ for Britain’s lonely older people according to a new report published today by the think tank Demos. The report warns that the closure of these traditional pensioner stomping grounds, combined with cuts to local services, are forcing older people out of communities and behind closed doors.

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