Working it out

Nick Bender is running exercise classes for older adults in Waltham Forest, via Zoom
Nick Bender talks to James Cracknell about his exercise classes for older people can help beat loneliness Running a...

It’s good to walk

Exercise classes for the over-50s can help reduce depression and loneliness
Walthamstow health course reduces loneliness, writes Nick Bender It may or may not surprise you, but walking and exercise...

Escape through dance

Charlie Blair is founder of Blair Academy, which helps vulnerable through dance workshops
Blair Academy founder Charlie Blair speaks to Sahira Raja about how she uses dance to combat loneliness Having been...

All smiles

The Smiling Sessions is run by Shapeshifter Productions
Violaine Bailleul on the local project showing how music is good for our health The Smiling Sessions is a...

Rewarding enterprise

Enterprise House, Chingford
This year marks half-a-century since a utopian vision of retirement living was made reality in Chingford, writes George Clarke...

Bridging the age gap

Songs and Smiles
The Together Project founder Louise Goulder on how a multi-generational singing group is tackling loneliness George lives in a...

Better together

The Together Project
New project aims to tackle social isolation among elderly people, writes Louise Goulden A lot of people in residential...