Welcome to 2017! Where we’re asking “has life got better?”. Over the last few years I have written about a wide variety of issues and concerns – many of which are a real concern, not just to older people, but the wider community. So just out of interest, I thought I would look back on …
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This research project was commissioned by the City of London to examine the factors that contributed to the social isolation and loneliness of older residents living in the City of London and to provide possible initiatives to reduce social isolation and loneliness. The research project was part of the City of London and Goldsmiths Knowledge …
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For the past 18 months it feels as if every meeting and conference around loneliness or social media has highlighted the use of social media and robots as the answer to loneliness. But is it? If you are isolated and lonely with few friends, do you think emailing will make you feel less isolated and …
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