Promising approaches to reducing loneliness and isolation in later life

This document from AGE UK and The Campaign to End Loneliness does not seek to rehearse the case for action to tackle loneliness. Rather it seeks to shine a light on what can be done about loneliness, drawing on the expertise and experience of leading figures in the field, as well as on the academic and other available evidence. It is intended to:

  • Guide commissioners and funders
  • Support service providers
  • Shape future research

This guide attempts to reflect the full range of initiatives being undertaken to tackle loneliness, and which show promise in tackling this serious public health issue.