24 Sep 2021

Covid-19: Lockdown loneliness in Auckland, and how to cope

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 24 September 2021

Another long lockdown in Auckland is making it harder for older people to avoid loneliness.

Social isolation was already a major problem before the pandemic. National surveys of 40,000 pensioners living at home showed about one in five felt lonely.

So what to do about it?

Sam Olley reports.