Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: April 2020

“As a society we need to talk, listen and learn more about death”

In this blog, our Campaign Manager for England, Andy Nazer, writes about losing his wife Angelica, and how bereavement changed his understanding of loneliness. In February 2019, Angelica, my partner, wife and best friend died. She’d been living with cancer for 13 years. She was born and raised in Greece and studied in London. She…
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Tackling loneliness and protecting social connection through Coronavirus and beyond

In the light of the Coronavirus emergency it feels like an understanding of the importance of connection and the need to tackle loneliness has never been higher. But in a world of lockdown, social distancing and shielding, there are no easy answers for what can be done. However, this problem isn’t new for organisations that…
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What to do if you’re feeling lonely during self-isolation

For many older people, loneliness and isolation will be a big issue during the Coronavirus lockdown. In this blog, our Research and Policy Manager, Dr Kellie Payne, looks at how to spot feelings and symptoms of loneliness, and what can be done about them. There has been a lot of focus on the impact social…
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