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Government pledge to reduce the number of lonely people

The government’s recent ‘Loneliness Annual Report January 2020’ outlines plans to combat the growing number of lonely people in the UK. 

Elderly at risk of major muscle loss after just two weeks of inactivity

New research by the University of Liverpool has found that just two weeks of reduced physical activity causes a major loss in muscle strength. 

Are you missing out on your council tax discount for dementia?

Many people living with dementia are missing out on claiming their council tax discount benefits due to lack of awareness.

Could new ‘smart homes’ scheme help reduce loneliness in the elderly?

£400,000 has been awarded to a scheme looking to create a series of smart homes, to demonstrate the benefit of technology in tackling loneliness in the elderly and disabled.