Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: February 2012

A response to David Halpern

The health impacts of loneliness are significant, and must be better understood in order for loneliness in older age to be tackled effectively. It is only by addressing the negative consequences of loneliness to our physical and mental health that we can be sure we’re really addressing the wider problem. Severe loneliness has a similar…
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No. 10 aide says loneliness kills

Senior Aide to PM says loneliness is a predictor of mortality: find out more about the health impacts of loneliness here.

Ending Isolation in Scotland

Claire Connachan, Digital Communications Officer for Age Scotland, explains how a new campaign against loneliness and social isolation in Scotland is going to work. Too many older people in Scotland experience isolation and loneliness and unless something is done about this issue the number of people with these feelings will only increase. Action needs to…
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New Campaign to End Loneliness management group partners

We are pleased to announce that Manchester City Council, the only UK city to receive World Health Organisation’s Age-friendly status, and Sense, the national charity that support and campaign for children and adults who are deafblind, have joined the management group of the Campaign to End Loneliness. Together with Age UK Oxfordshire, Independent Age and…
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