Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Challenging rural isolation and loneliness

To mark National Countryside Week, Age UK has called on national and local government to design and develop rural services that prevent loneliness in older age. This challenge to local authorities is based a new report and poll, which found one in four people aged over 60 who live in rural areas find lack of…
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Loneliness in Wales

Written by Dr Ed Bridges, Policy Advisor (Wellbeing), Older People’s Commissioner for Wales With the governments at London, Edinburgh and Cardiff Bay adopting ever-more divergent policy positions on issues around health and wellbeing, there has never been a better time for us to learn from what other parts of the UK are doing. Yet the…
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Is your local authority ignoring the health risks?

67 out of 128 health and wellbeing boards are ignoring the health risks of loneliness. See ‘Information on loneliness’ for more information…