How personalized care can tackle the late-life loneliness epidemic

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jeff Huber, CEO, Home Instead Senior Care “The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” – Mother Teresa One of the most urgent, expensive and fast-growing epidemics today remains largely invisible: loneliness among seniors. Millions […]

Postal workers in France are helping elderly people fight loneliness

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content While we’re living longer, not everyone is living healthier and happier lives – and many countries are struggling to look after an increasingly lonely, ageing population. By 2050, it’s predicted that more […]

Reading this alone? Recent surveys reveal the curious truth about loneliness

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Gray, Senior Writer, Formative Content Study after study has shown that loneliness is bad for our health. It raises the risk of a person suffering heart disease and stroke, and is as hazardous as smoking or obesity. […]