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The power of community and connection amidst the cost of living crisis

Written on February 15, 2023 at 5:29 pm, by

Many of us across the UK are feeling the growing impact of energy, food and fuel price rises. The decrease in disposable income not only makes it harder to make ends meet but can lead to pressure on social activities and reduce opportunities to connect with others. This blog explores some of the impacts of…
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What is the global response to loneliness after Covid-19 – international webinar 20 July

Written on July 5, 2021 at 10:38 am, by

This international webinar on 20 July is an opportunity to hear more from countries around the world about the lessons learnt from their experience in tackling loneliness during a pandemic. The event is organised by the Campaign to End Loneliness with support from the Global Initiative on Loneliness and Connection and is the inaugural event…
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Bereavement in the Time of Covid-19

Written on June 20, 2021 at 10:20 pm, by

Covid-19 has both led to more people being bereaved as well as massively disrupting the normal ways in which we grieve and are supported. Bereavement has been an important issue for us throughout the pandemic with a research and policy hub, podcast, a dedicated session in our Loneliness in Covid series and now a report…
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Is your local authority ignoring the health risks?

Written on July 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm, by

67 out of 128 health and wellbeing boards are ignoring the health risks of loneliness. See ‘Information on loneliness’ for more information…

Connect + Act 19th June 2013

Written on April 11, 2013 at 2:14 pm, by

Connect + Act is a new health and wellbeing conference dedicated to the issue of loneliness in older age. Find out more under our ‘News & Media’ heading.

Cornwall Survey on Loneliness

Written on September 24, 2012 at 3:49 pm, by

Are you over 50 and living in Cornwall? Please visit our blog to answer a short survey on loneliness

Loneliness toolkit for health and wellbeing boards

Written on July 11, 2012 at 9:16 am, by

The Campaign to End Loneliness has launched an online toolkit for health and wellbeing boards to address loneliness in older age.

Summit on combating loneliness, hosted by Paul Burstow MP

Written on March 6, 2012 at 11:38 am, by

The Campaign to End Loneliness and the Department of Health are holding a Summit to combat loneliness in older age on the 15th of March 2012.

No. 10 aide says loneliness kills

Written on February 10, 2012 at 9:45 am, by

Senior Aide to PM says loneliness is a predictor of mortality: find out more about the health impacts of loneliness here.