Futures Forum: Working Together event in East Devon: Friday 10th October
... here is the District Council's press release:
16 October 2014 - Groups come together to tackle isolation - East Devon District Council
And here's the report on the Express & Echo pages:
East Devon event highlights efforts to tackle isolation
By Exeter Express and Echo | Posted: October 16, 2014
Delegates heard about efforts to tackle isolation at the Working Together for the Future of East Devon event
Members of East Devon voluntary organisations and community groups turned out in force for the annual district council run Working Together for the Future of East Devon event.
East Devon event highlights efforts to tackle isolation | Exeter Express and Echo
Isolation among the elderly is a serious issue:
BBC News - Social isolation 'increases death risk in older people'
Isolation in the Elderly – The Hidden Dangers of Loneliness
And there are several initiatives on-going:
BBC News - Funding of £82m to reduce elderly isolation
All the Lonely People - The Elderly Isolation Crisis and What to Do About It | James Mumford