Social isolation is a term often used interchangeably with loneliness, but while the two are closely related, they do not necessarily mean the same thing.
We create tailored communication tools to put an end to loneliness
Social isolation and loneliness strike the most vulnerable groups in society hardest. Two of the most exposed groups are those over the age of 80 years and children and young adults with long-term illness.
KOMP lets digital children and grandchildren share photos, messages and make video calls with their analogue grandparents.
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Loneliness is a societal and public health issue that can affect everyone, regardless of age, demographics or education.
Social isolation and loneliness have a serious impact on our physical and mental health:
Lack of social connections has a serious impact on our physical and mental health. Conversely, helping people out of loneliness has a positive impact on their well-being, and on every aspect of personal health, from head to heart.
School absence resulting from illness is a problem with major educational and social consequences. The absence is correlated with grade retention, achievement gaps, and dropout rates.
We gather research and information on loneliness and social isolation, making it easier for you to educate yourself on the topic.