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

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 'Lonely? Not anymore'. Print Edition | Subscribe