A father and daughter have teamed up to offer fishing expeditions to help older people combat isolation and loneliness.
Voices of Hope co-founder Genvieve Mora spends a moment with kiwis who have experienced mental health challenges, digging into their own lived experience, whilst highlighting the tools and lessons they’ve learned along the way.
It's the last month of winter, and the days are getting longer. Yay! Check out this month's calendar from Action for Happiness. Download the calendar, and take a small action each day to be kind to others and create more happiness. Action for Happiness have other...
We take it for granted that technology brings people closer together and improves our access to essential products and services. If you can’t imagine life without your smartphone, it’s easy to forget that people who can’t or don’t want to engage with the latest...
Lessening the burden of loneliness is a win-win – older New Zealanders will feel a lift to their health and wellbeing and will be much more likely to make an active and valuable contribution to their communities
Loneliness expert Professor Vanessa Burholt was interviewed last night on Radio New Zealand about new research showing how Covid-19 has increased loneliness and impacted caregivers.