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Ageing Better in Camden: What we learnt about tackling loneliness before and during Covid-19

Annabel Collins, Programme Manager at Ageing Better in Camden and Rob Francis, Associate Director at Traverse have kindly shared an evaluation of the Ageing Better in Camden programme which is focused on tackling loneliness and isolation amongst the borough’s older population. Staying connected during Covid-19 At the beginning of 2020, 64-year-old Shama was a regular…
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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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Life after lockdown: New research to help isolated older people post-lockdown

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, a GP and researcher in the mental health of older people based at Keele University, has written a blog for us, about her new research, funded by NIHR, to develop and study an intervention which aims to help old people who have been isolated during the COVID-19 restrictions. Impact of COVID-19 restrictions…
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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. Loneliness and isolation are separate things There has been a lot…
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