England – Cornwall Freemasons are helping to alleviate loneliness, seclusion and social isolation


England - Cornwall Freemasons are helping to alleviate loneliness, seclusion and social isolation

(by Lisa Letcher, CornwallLive, August 18, 2019)

 

A grant from Cornwall Freemasons to a voluntary organisation will help hundreds of people suffering from loneliness and social isolation to become more connected to their communities.
The grant of almost £78,000 from the Freemasons to Royal Voluntary Service will fund a specially-designed programme which will provide over 200 older people in the area with new opportunities to build social connections and relationships.
Loneliness and social isolation can affect everyone, but older people are particularly vulnerable after the loss of friends and family or reduced mobility.
A report by Age UK reported that there are 1.2 million chronically lonely older people in the UK, and half a million older people go at least five or six days a week without seeing or speaking to…

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England - Cornwall Freemasons are helping to alleviate loneliness, seclusion and social isolation

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