Our response to the launch of the government’s first-ever loneliness strategy
The government turning the spotlight on loneliness in the last year has been critical in developing a greater understanding of the issues that people face across the UK.
Sutton Coldfield businesswoman hosts special tea party
CEO of GLAS, Dani Saveker, hosts tea party to mark 1000 days of kindness
I volunteer because people need to be noticed, valued and appreciated
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Re-engage volunteer? Anne, a Group Coordinator of seven years, tells us what it is all about!
Filmmaker Ben Bradbury explains his inspiration behind his original short film exploring loneliness
The Hand of Friendship
Thanks to support from leading weekly magazine The People’s Friend, Contact the Elderly’s lifeline of friendship will be offered to more older people who need it.
Monthly Tea Parties: A Model For Tackling Social Isolation
Social isolation amongst older people had always concerned Swedish businessman Robert Gyll, but he’d never been able to find anything which he thought provided a practical solution to the problem in his native Sweden.