The Community Development Worker in charge of tackling loneliness across Dorset has said that she hopes the new appointment of a minister for loneliness in central government will ‘raise the profile of loneliness’ across all age ranges. Downing Street announced that Tracey Crouch is to take up the position of minister for loneliness, which affects […]
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Loneliness is common in all types of people including the elderly; the young; people who are homeless and many others. There are many ways in which you can help people feel less alone: Start a conversation. This is one of the easiest ways to help people feel less alone if you show them that you care. […]
Imagine being able to fit all of your possessions into one bag. Then imagine how important these few things would be to you if they were all you had. Now imagine that bag were stolen from you, leaving you with nothing. This happened to a homeless woman who has been living on the streets in […]
An interview with Joan Barrett, aged 96, from Poole