Tag Archives: Loneliness

New Minister for Loneliness is a Positive Step in Fighting Loneliness

We welcome the Government announcement yesterday[i] that a new minister for loneliness Tracey Crouch MP has been appointed. Tracey Crouch will continue the work started by the late MP Jo Cox to tackle loneliness, an issue which is affecting nine million in the UK, young and old. A report by the Jo Cox from the […]

Could living in a retirement community help men combat loneliness?

Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in old age, according to a recent report, The Emerging Crisis for Older Men*, from the International Longevity Centre and the charity, Independent Age. The report highlighted that men are more likely to be lonely because they can be reluctant to join clubs for older people […]