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  • When we age, it can be difficult to maintain social contact with others. Factors such as retirement, reduced income, limited mobility, illness, and lack of transport can all contribute to loneliness and lowered mood. Find out how to stay involved in the wider community.
  • Join a club that attracts other people with similar interests to your own.
  • Become a mentor, which is an experienced person who helps a less experienced person to realise their career goals.
  • Polish your computer and internet skills with a formal course or lessons.

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Reviewed on: 11-05-2021