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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Older people across Bristol support each other to tackle isolation and loneliness

Peer support can provide a safe and understanding helping hand at difficult times in people’s lives, and gives hope of a better future, says Age UK Bristol’s Silvia Jiménez Cruz “When I came out of detox, a peer support worker took me out for coffee, and that changed and saved my life, it took me out of…
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The Missing Million: In Search of the Loneliest in our Communities

In the United Kingdom, there are an estimated one million, one hundred thousand people over the age of 65 who are chronically lonely. We are in desperate need to identify these missing million lonely older people. Members of the Campaign’s Learning Network have expressed strong interest in further guidance about how to address the challenge…
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Guest Blog – Loneliness in Later Life: Research, Engagement & Impact

Amy Murray is a PhD researcher at Swansea University. She was invited to present on her research at an event at Cardiff University on loneliness in later life, organised by the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research, WISERD, Ageing Well in Wales, the Campaign to End Loneliness and the British Society of Gerontology. Here, she…
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