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Isolation

Often, what people are missing when they are feeling lonely or isolated is being connected to others in a meaningful way.

Last updated: October 12, 2021
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Solving Isolation

Research shows that social isolation and loneliness in older adults leads to poor health and wellbeing.

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Isolation and elder abuse during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the physical distancing measures that have been implemented across much of Australia have left many older people socially isolated.

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Isolation Events

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Introduction to Be Connected

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Isolation Resources

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Caring For Others and Yourself - The 2021 Carer Wellbeing Survey

One in ten Australians – 2.65 million people in 2018 – are carers. If these carers were replaced by paid workers, the c...

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