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Dick O'Brien: 'Men won't talk about loneliness'

Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in old age, suggests research.

Men are often reluctant to join clubs for older people, says the study by the International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) and the charity, Independent Age.

It predicts the number of older men living alone in England will increase by 65% by 2030.

Dick O'Brien, who is 77, lost his wife five years ago and often feels lonely.

  • 13 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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