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Tackling loneliness for a new era of connection

Tackling loneliness for a new era of connection is one of the world’s leading online conferences dedicated to tackling loneliness, bringing together leading researchers and practitioners to share the very best learning and understanding of different aspects of loneliness. At a time of great change, with the issue of loneliness and its impact on the…
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Making connections in a digital world

At Sky, we pride ourselves in being a force for good in the communities where we live and work. Every day, we play our part to tackle loneliness and social isolation through our dedicated Sky Cares programmes. One key aim of this community work is to address the growing issue of digital inequity. Why digital? We…
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How can we measure loneliness using technology

How can we measure loneliness using technology? Jessica Rees, Research Associate from the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London, explains more about the use of technology to detect or predict loneliness in older adults. “I am—yet what I am none cares or knows” extract of poem by John Clare. Loneliness, a subjective feeling, which…
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National Befriending Week: How you can support #befriending in Befriending Week

Our friends at Befriending Networks are celebrating 10 years of befriending and creating connections this year, so Communications Officer, Dominic Lo explains how you can support their work during this year’s National Befriending Week from 1-7 November.   In 2012 The Campaign to End Loneliness supported the launch and first national Befriending Week!  Here at Befriending…
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Loneliness measurement explored: future directions on loneliness measurement

Future directions on loneliness measurement We recently held a series of events as part of our Research and Policy Forum to explore the evaluation and measurement of loneliness. You can read more about our work on loneliness measurement and access watch these events via our Evaluation and Measurement page. In anticipation of these events, Professor…
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