No one wants to be alone, yet, for approximately 10% of older people, loneliness is a lived reality and has been acknowledged as a policy issue globally.
Dr Deborah Morgan, Researcher, Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research at Swansea University. Deborah is a researcher in the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research at Swansea University. She has a background in social gerontology, sociology and health and social care. Deborah’s PhD focused on transitions in loneliness and social isolation in later life. Her research interests include older adults, loneliness and social isolation health/social inequalities, disability and chronic illness, and new ageing populations.