Poverty isn’t just for Christmas
18 Jan 2023Ryan Miller undefinedPoverty, Health, Mental Health, Loneliness, Older People
Distribution of the £600 home energy payment has begun. However, for some older people in Northern Ireland, huge challenges remain as they struggle both with the cost of living and the risk of loneliness.
The link between loneliness and caring
30 Nov 2022Ryan Miller undefinedHealth, Mental Health, Loneliness, Carers, Caring
In Northern Ireland, carers are over four times more likely to be chronically lonely than people in general. Loneliness can be devastating - carers need more support.