In record numbers, elderly people in Japan are committing petty crimes so they can spend the rest of their days in prison. "I enjoy my life in prison more. There are always people around, and I don't feel lonely here. ..." https://www.businessinsider.com/japan-aging-prison-2018-3 reports.
UK government think Lonelines so serious an issue that they appointed a Minister of Loneliness. https://www.livescience.com/61466-ministry-of-loneliness.html