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Almost one in ten elderly people suffers ‘intense’ loneliness, leading to increased risk of depression, lack of exercise and poor eating habits.
There hasn’t been one day that we haven’t seen eachother. Read More In February, 2010, Joanie and I met on your website and experienced a turning point in our lives.
I had given up on love long before that (sporting 5 years without a date).
The Campaign to End Loneliness is being organised by Age UK Oxfordshire, Counsel And Care, Independent Age and WRVS and funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
In a report, they call for better awareness of the ‘horror’ of loneliness and its ‘pernicious impact’ on older people.
But exploring personal stories was challenging, they discovered, making “Lovesick” an eight-year journey due largely to the lack of patients willing to be filmed.
It took at least 30 individual interviews, conversations with countless nonprofits, and visits everywhere from urban speed dating events to rural activist networks before Kim and Desai found apprehensive participants in Karthik and Manu.
Kim and Desai made a total of 16 trips between the U. and India funded by a crowdfunding campaign and several grants.
Although the process culminated in some surprise payoffs for the audience, it also underscored several persisting social stigmas in India.“These people are part of a community that looks down on everything they’re living, whether it’s being single, childless, or HIV-positive,” Desai said.
When other doctors recoiled from treating patients during the early days of HIV, she took an early retirement from a high-powered research position at Madras Medical College to establish the YRG Care Centre for AIDS Research and Education, the filmmakers said.