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Monthly Archives: November 2016


Research blog: Designing effective loneliness interventions for older adults

In his blog, researcher Dhruv Sharma asks why in this ‘age of connectivity’, with so much research already carried out on loneliness interventions, we haven’t yet been able to solve the problem of chronic loneliness.  Dhruv has reviewed a range of loneliness interventions and concludes that there is a significant gap in the research around…
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Guest Post: Sometimes it’s OK to talk to strangers…

Have you ever walked into a coffee shop and wondered about striking up a conversation with the person at the next table? Coffee Companions is a new initiative which helps you to know who does, and who doesn’t want to talk. Our guest blogger Caroline Billington tells us more. Plucking up courage is the start, but…
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