Campaign to end loneliness

Tag Archives: older people

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.    The Covid-19 lockdown that started in March 2020 brought home the reality of social isolation and loneliness to the general public as never before….
Read more »

Loneliness in West Wales Report Published

In our latest blog Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research, Robin Hewings discusses the findings of our new report, ‘Loneliness in West Wales’.   Our new report, ‘Loneliness in West Wales’ is the culmination of our work in the region that started in 2017. The aim of the report is to leave a legacy that brings together the learning and…
Read more »

Two Cups Of Tea – The podcast sharing older people’s extraordinary life stories

Chris Heath is a TV Producer, Author and Podcaster.  He’s created shows for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and CBBC, including Holiday of my Lifetime with Len Goodman and The TV That Made Me With Brian Conley. He is also the creator of the children’s books series, The World According To Grandpa. Chris has been…
Read more »

Hokusai: “The Old Man Mad About Drawing”

Hokusai is one of the most popular and imitated artists of all time, and created much of his brilliant work in later life. Our Research and Policy Manager Dr. Kellie Payne visited the Hokusai exhibition at the British Museum after an invite from The Age Friendly Museums Network – who believe that museums have the power to enrich…
Read more »

Kindness Can: A Positive Future for Loneliness

Our conference this year – ‘Kindness Can: A Positive Future for Loneliness’ marks a crucial moment in our ambition to end loneliness, and will bring together the brightest minds and best ideas from all over the country. At a time when divisions in society seem to run deeper than ever, we are shaping the solution:…
Read more »

A simple way to help combat loneliness around Valentine’s Day, and beyond: printable conversation cards

Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly, and while most of us look forward to it, it can be a time that many come to dread as it’s filled with reminders of those that they can no longer share the day with.  With this in mind, Rachel Seabrook, Clinical Lead at an organisation which makes products to…
Read more »