Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Connect + Act 19th June 2013

Connect + Act is a new health and wellbeing conference dedicated to the issue of loneliness in older age. Find out more under our ‘News & Media’ heading.

Loneliness in England: what does the latest ELSA data tell us?

This week, new research on loneliness and isolation in older age in England from the English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (ELSA) have been published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Based on data gathered in 2009-2010, we now know: 25 per cent of people aged over 52 report feeling lonely sometimes and only 9…
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Loneliness and dementia

A new publication released by the Alzheimer’s Society today reports that 38% of people with dementia say that they are lonely, with a further 12% reporting they do not know if they are lonely. More than two-thirds (70%) of people with dementia have stopped doing things that they used to do after diagnosis. Based on…
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