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‘Dedicated’ Birmingham volunteers rewarded for their community work

‘Dedicated’ Birmingham volunteers rewarded for their community work

Volunteers across Birmingham have been rewarded for the work they are doing to battle the “lingering sadness of loneliness” across the city. Citizens at the heart of Ageing Better in Birmingham, a programme set up to tackle isolation in the over 50s, have received awards recognising their “hard work and dedication” in setting up activities […]

10th November 2017 | By | Reply More
“Loneliness epidemic” being tackled in Birmingham

“Loneliness epidemic” being tackled in Birmingham

New research has revealed nine out of ten people in Birmingham fear the prospect of isolation in older age as a “loneliness epidemic” hits the city. The Campaign to End Loneliness has found that 89 per cent of people believe loneliness in older age is more likely now than ever – with more than half […]

16th October 2017 | By | Reply More
International Day of Older Persons marked by sharing stories on isolation

International Day of Older Persons marked by sharing stories on isolation

An army of volunteers across Birmingham are working to bring older people out of isolation. To mark International Day of Older Persons (October 1) volunteers representing Ageing Better in Birmingham have been sharing their stories about tackling the problems of isolation faced by older people.   The National Lottery-funded programme is working to reduce isolation […]

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