Campaign to end loneliness

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Lessons from lockdown: Loneliness in the time of Covid-19

In this blog, Robin Hewings, Director of the Campaign to End Loneliness, introduces our report on lessons from the experience of tackling loneliness during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.    Loneliness in the time of Covid-19 The Covid-19 lockdown that started in March 2020 brought home the reality of social isolation and loneliness to…
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Tackling the inequalities of the digital divide in later life

One of the most striking things about lockdown has been the rapid escalation in the shift of work, services, activities and almost all aspects of daily life online. In this blog, we look at how charities and organisations can help tackle the digital divide. Digital exclusion  Exploring the power of digital technology to reduce loneliness…
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Coronavirus and social isolation

Covid-19 lockdowns between March 2020 and the start of 2021 have made it harder for people to maintain their social connections. On this page we have some information and ideas for how we can all combat social isolation and look out for each other during the spread of the virus. We’ll also link to the…
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