- Socio-demographic characteristics associated with emotional and social loneliness among older adults.
Research article in BMC Geriatric, 2021
Society is challenged by a growing number of ageing people that live longer and age in place. A gaining group of elderly is also living alone and not receiving support from family, friends or neighbours. The lack of supportive relationships combined with an increasing need of support leads not only to a decrease in empowerment, but also to an increase of feelings of loneliness.