I don’t know about you, but I can count the number of close friends I have left, on one hand. When you’re a kid, it’s easy and as you grow, those friendships thrive and develop and as your life stages change, so you your friends. But at some point, it gets really hard to make new ones, doesn’t it?
When you’re an adult, it’s pretty hard to find new people, but imagine being elderly and having no one left. That’s terrifying.
That’s the situation that a 90-year-old woman in California found herself in, so she took a positive step to combat her isolation and loneliness. She wrote a note to a neighbour.