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We need to talk about loneliness

A problem which is about a lack of connections needs a connected response. Individuals, the voluntary and community sector, local government and national government can all play a part. The Campaign to End Loneliness calls for government to focus on increasing pensioner incomes, for housing policy to facilitate people to stay connected to their community, for public health strategies to recognise the links between loneliness and health, and for technology to be used to strengthen connections rather than promote isolation. ...

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