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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cornwall Survey on Loneliness

Are you over 50 and living in Cornwall? Please visit our blog to answer a short survey on loneliness

Keeping Connected in Cornwall

Are you based in Cornwall and aged 50 or over? We need residents of Cornwall to fill in a survey about their views on loneliness and the services available in their area to tackle it. This will help us, and Cornwall County Council, to establish the extent of the issue of loneliness across the county….
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Reflections from Japan

Janet Morrison is Chief Executive of Independent Age and a member of the Campaign to End Loneliness management group. This month she presented at an OECD workshop on ageing in Tokyo as a representative of the Campaign. In this blog, Janet compares the ageing experience and community support in Japan with the experiences in the…
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Loneliness and isolation in rural areas

Rural areas have a unique set of circumstances that can exacerbate the social isolation of older residents, leading to poor health, loss of independence and lower quality of life. These factors range from lower per capita expenditure on social care to greater reliance on car ownership, particularly for visiting family or the getting to the…
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A ‘Wise Guide’ for loneliness

After mum died, my dad became preoccupied with reading his gas and electricity meters every day. If the numbers seemed too high or there was any variation in the way the numbers changed from day to day he would ring up the gas and electricity companies to discuss the readings in detail. He was not…
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Campaign response to the Coalition Government reshuffle

The Campaign to End Loneliness is pleased to see Norman Lamb MP’s appointment as Minister of State for Care services, with his previous work and interest in health and care, and particularly his understanding of loneliness as a health issue among his constituency. We look forward to working together with the new Minister to take…
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