Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Caring and Lonely

Daphne Berkovi, an active supporter of the Campaign, discusses her personal experience of loneliness and isolation after becoming a carer, and what helped her overcome it. “Britain’s army of unpaid carers struggle to cope without support” (the I 08/05/12) “Loneliness: the tragically silent killer which is so easy to combat” (the I – 15/03/2012) These…
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Loneliness Harms Health campaigns: Suits and Grassroots

After another fruitful trip down to Truro, I am left with a good deal of food for thought. It has become clear ‘traditional’ forms of campaigning are unlikely to gain much support in an area where the people feel somewhat jaded and unconvinced that the “suits” are ever going to listen to “the grassroots”. We…
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How living in retirement communities can improve well-being

Peter Girling, Chairman of Campaign supporter Girlings Retirement Rentals, explains how they are supporting their community tenants to avoid loneliness and his support for recently proposed housing reform. Loneliness is something we can all feel at any stage in our lives, but as we get older many people may feel increasingly isolated and lonely, especially…
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