East Dunbartonshire Information Line
East Dunbartonshire Information Line

Thousands of Scots visit supermarkets to beat loneliness

Almost a quarter of a million elderly people in Scotland visit supermarkets to give them a reason to leave the house, according to a charity. 

(STV News – Full article here)

Social isolation doesn’t just affect the aged population: it is considered a vital¬†aspect to the health and well-being of all people, particularly across Scotland.

The team at OPAL can help you connect with your local community and explore options that you would otherwise not have heard about. We frequently connect people with local health walks and lunch clubs across East Dunbartonshire, but our knowledge reaches much further than that.

Contact us on 0141 438 2347 or info@opaleastdun.org.uk for more information.