I feel this service should be offered FREE as standard by all the UK internet service providers.
There is a little known service offered by a huge American corporate here in the UK completely FREE.
Fun Over 50 is International - Make new friends over 50 in your own country Wherever you live, Great Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or Canada - we have Fun Over 50 members waiting to meet you. You never release your private details or your email address to other members.
All communication is carried out through the website. Just click on your country flag at the top of the page, then fill in the simple form that is on your own country's web site. English dating, UK dating, Irish dating, South African dating, Australian dating, Canadian dating or USA dating.
Look out for the link, watch the video and give it a try - ITS FREE you've nothing to lose - If you need any help give me a shout.
I've lost count of the amount of people I've set it up for.
Over all, 22.8 percent of participants who described themselves as lonely or isolated died during the six-year study period; an additional 25 percent experienced significant declines in health.
I would recommend internet content filtering from a company called OPENDNS IT'S COMPLETELY FREE and WILL block over 50 types of websites on any device connected to your router whether it's a Laptop, Desktop PC, Playstation 3, Wii or i Pod Touch - I could go on...
It will allow you to block over 50 categories of websites directly on your Wireless router with only a few SIMPLE changes to settings.
It will effortlessly block them on any device connected to your router; Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Ipod Touch, Ipad, Laptop, Smartphone it's very easy to do and best of all even the smartest techie teenager won't have a clue how to overcome the restrictions - unless you tell them your password of course.
The same study found that older people who described themselves as lonely, regardless of living status, were twice as likely to contract dementia than others over a three-year period.
"Feeling lonely, rather than being alone, is associated with an increased risk of clinical dementia in later life and can be considered a major risk factor that, independently of vascular disease, depression and other confounding factors, deserves clinical attention," the report concluded.