Tag Archives: loneliness

Make them count. 12 days, 12 ways to combat loneliness

Thousands of people in Devon, young and old, experience loneliness to some degree, and it can lead to health problems. Starting today, we’re posting 12 clips in the run up to Christmas, suggesting different things that people can do to combat loneliness – to help themselves, or to help others in their communities.

Posted on: 1 December 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 10 Comments

A fifth of over 75s go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with

Analysis by Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre has revealed that almost a fifth of over-75s in the UK go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments