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Could we end loneliness by tackling inequality?

A new review published by the Wales Centre for Public Policy (WCPP) brings together international evidence showing that loneliness affects the most disadvantaged groups of society more than others, and that to tackle loneliness we must combat discrimination and social exclusion, and reduce inequality. Authored by some of the UK’s leading scholars of loneliness –…
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Is loneliness an issue of inequality?

In our latest guest blog, Dr Claire Niedzwiedz discusses results from a new piece of research, published in Preventive Medicine, investigating how older people’s loneliness varies according to their level of wealth and how those with the least experience more loneliness than the wealthiest. They found that taking part in formal social activities, such as attending a sport or…
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