Adding our voice to World Alzheimers Month

According to recent articles about Alzheimers published during September, World Alzheimers Month, there is a belief that two out of every three people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. It is this lack of knowledge that can lead to loneliness for carers of loved ones with the disease. […]

The Big Lottery Funds our Awareness Campaign

This month is a special one for After Umbrage. We are joining nearly 1400 local and grassroots projects across England as we celebrate being awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund. Over £40 million raised by National Lottery players is going to good causes in September and we are delighted to be one of them. […]

Let’s Talk! The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

On 16th June 2016, the British Labour Party MP for Batley & Spen, Jo Cox, was sadly murdered. Jo Cox had made it her life’s work to tackle many issues affecting her constituents, including community loneliness. And her legacy continues.  This year, the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched. Its aim? To start a […]