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Friday 23rd August 2019

Loneliness Articles


Cold weather and loneliness lethal in the winter

13th December 2017

NHS England's chief nursing officer warns cases of strokes and heart attacks rise in the cold weather.

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Loneliness can trigger strokes

20th April 2016

Research suggests being lonely can increase risk of heart disease or stroke.

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NICE says join a choir to stave off dementia

17th December 2015

NICE suggests pensioners should join a choir and read to children to help stave off loneliness and dementia.

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Lonely elderly flood helpline with calls

25th November 2014

Silver Line helpline has been flooded with calls about loneliness in its first year.

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British adults feel they have no-one to turn to

20th January 2014

A survey has suggested as many as a third of British adults have no-one to turn to in a crisis.

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Plight of lonely highlighted

18th October 2013

800,000 people in England are lonely according to Jeremy Hunt.

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Loneliness of people with dementia revealed

3rd September 2013

A charity says people with dementia feel trapped and cut off from everyday life.

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Stop loneliness by retiring later

13th February 2012

A No.10 adviser suggests people who carry on working beyond retirement could live longer.

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Link between loneliness and poor health

1st February 2011

Campaigners want to raise the awareness of link between isolation and ill-health.

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