#UnwantedLoneliness is a real problem, with a global impact and that affects physical, cognitive and mental health.
30 million people
live in isolation.
2 million elderly people
In Catalonia, the elderly
who live alone represent
22% of the population.
The location of the home, its architectural barriers (stairs, bathtubs,…), household chores or security limit autonomy.
How can we facilitate the daily lives of people living alone in their homes?
MOBILITY / ACCESSIBILITY
The distance between the home and the services or families, their physical barriers and that of public spaces (such as the lack of elevators, the presence of small slopes, elevated sidewalks or the difficulty of access to public transport) make it difficult. the accessibility and mobility of people who are and feel alone.
How can we improve the mobility and accessibility of people who are or feel alone?
People with social isolation suffer from a deficit in social interactions and this fact increases the feeling of loneliness, of feeling disconnected from society, marginalized or excluded.
How can we help connect and insert people who are or feel alone in society?