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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Campaign to End Loneliness Learning Network: A Place to Return To?

“Loneliness is about finding a landing-place, or not, and knowing that, whatever you do, you can go back there. The opposite of loneliness isn’t company, it’s return. A place to return.” – Jeanette Winterson, The Stone Gods Many of you reading this blog will be committed to ensuring that older people are not feeling alone,…
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Free training for projects aiming to tackle loneliness

In this guest blog Claire Crook, from the Big Lunch, explains how small community projects working to combat loneliness can access new, free training. Marie Greenhalgh’s Good Neighbours project addresses loneliness and isolation for older people who are living in her community. She was inspired to start the project when she realised that people from…
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No Man is an Island

In October 2014, the Campaign to End Loneliness and Independent Age hosted a workshop to explore how charities and councils can best reach and engage older men at risk of loneliness. There are 6.8 million men aged 60 and over living in the UK today. This is projected to reach 9.6 million by 2030. The…
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