Loneliness affects mental health of millions, yet many feel ashamed to talk about it4 May 2022,
One in four UK adults (25 per cent) say they have felt lonely some or all of the time over the last month, according to a survey of 6,000 UK adults commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation.
Older people’s mental health under threat as pandemic continues, charities warn9 December 2021,
The mental health of many of the UK’s 12.5 million older adults could deteriorate in the coming months as high infection levels and the Omicron variant leave some fearful and isolated at home, two charities are warning. In research published today, the Mental Health Foundation and Independent Age say the pandemic has already damaged the emotional and physical health of some people aged over 65.
Is it nice outside? Mental Health Foundation collaborates on new study into dementia and the natural environment11 March 2016,
Working in collaboration with Natural England , Dementia Adventure , and Innovations in Dementia , the Mental Health Foundation has today welcomed the publication of a new study into dementia and the natural environment – Is it nice outside? Consulting people living with dementia and carers about...
Tackling loneliness and social isolation in later life21 January 2016,
At an extra-care housing scheme in Lewisham yesterday, Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, and Bruce Moore, Chief Executive of Housing & Care 21 marked the launch of Standing Together . To support people in later life, including people living with dementia and...