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For years I said I would like to invite those that were going to spend it on their own, so a friend encouraged me to do it rather than just talk about it.

Half a million people facing spending Christmas Day by themselves

A CHARITY is calling on people across Yorkshire to hold Christmas events to stop half a million older people from spending Christmas Day alone.

Friends of the Elderly say a third of older people in the region are affected by loneliness. It is supporting an initiative to log every Christmas Day event for older people on an easily accessible website, so that no one who wants to be alone on Christmas Day has to.

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No elderly person in the UK should be on their own on Christmas Day unless they want to be

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17% of older people are in contact with friends, family and neighbours less than once a week and 11% are in contact less than once a month

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