Tag: social isolation

Fighting social isolation with community and art (Make it Better)

This profile of Make it Better (a Cornish community interest charity for older people) explores just one of the ways we can fight social isolation – through arts participation. Read more: https://www.designcouncil.org.uk/resources/case-study/transform-ageing-arts-participation-creativity-can-make-it-better

Tackling social isolation

This Medium series sets out six principles by which we can plan and organise infrastructure, services, and just generally how Britain works to make sure we harness the power of connection and make everyone happier and more fulfilled. Here are the six principles: Having fun together builds strong relationships. Build the bridges. Some places enable relationships to thrive, some don’t. Design and manage for social connection. The human touch is irreplaceable. Sweat the small stuff. We all […]