How the UK is using postal workers to fix the problem of loneliness | The Optimist Daily
Today’s Solutions: June 21, 2024

Evidence is mounting that social isolation negatively impacts our health. In the UK, where loneliness has become a major issue, the government is launching a pilot program that will send postal workers door to door to see if people are feeling socially isolated. If so, the resident will get connected to local community efforts that match young professionals and older neighbors to hang out and help each other.

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