How to livewell
Advice for families
Nutrition & Weight Management
Active Essex activity finder
How to cope with loneliness
Chat benches in Essex to help combat loneliness
Benches in different parts of Essex have become 'chat benches' to encourage residents to speak to each other in an effort to combat loneliness....
Invite friends for tea
If you’re feeling down and alone, it’s tempting to think nobody wants to visit you. But often friends, family and neighbours will appreciate receiving an invitation to come and spend some time with you....
Learn to love computers
If your friends and family live far away, a good way to stay in touch, especially with grandchildren, is by using a personal computer or tablet (a handheld computer)....
Keep in touch by phone
Having a chat with a friend or relative over the phone can be a good way to cope with loneliness....
Use the knowledge and experience you’ve gained over a lifetime to give something back to your community....
Join the University of the Third Age
University of the aims to encourage groups of people in their third age to come together and continue their enjoyment of learning in subjects of interest to them....