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Monthly Archives: September 2015

What’s cohousing?

‘Cohousing is a form of group living which clusters individual homes around a `common house’ – or shared space and amenities. Cohousing is a way of living both `apart and together’ with a collaborative group of neighbours who know each other and sign up to certain values. They work to develop the social capital that…
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Loneliness in later life can be a “self-fulfilling prophecy”

Earlier this year, Brunel University published a challenging new piece of research that looked at how stereotypes and expectations about ageing are related to feelings of loneliness in older age. Using data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), the researchers examined whether peoples’ expectations of feeling lonely in older age was linked to…
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