What some Singaporeans are doing to banish loneliness

The decline in the rate of loneliness is a result of older adults being more educated and more likely to seek ways to curb their isolation

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Housewife Linda Loh felt lonely when first her mum and then her dad died more than a decade ago.

Ms Loh, 60, used to spend her free time with her parents as her husband was based overseas for work as a regional accountant.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 20, 2019, with the headline What some Singaporeans are doing to banish loneliness. Subscribe