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Creating Sensitive Loneliness Strategies for the Older LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ people over the age of 55 are vulnerable to loneliness as they are more likely to live alone and have lower levels of contact with relatives, according to Stonewall. Keith Hargreaves, Community Development Manager, SAGE, Yorkshire MESMAC Leeds shared with us ways organisations can work in partnership to support individuals and help create networks that reduce loneliness.

Confronting Adult Loneliness: Improving Literacy, Tackling Loneliness

Having sound literacy skills is a fundamental part of engaging in society. Fiona Evans of the National Literacy Trust, spoke at the Confronting Adult Loneliness Conference, 2021 about their work to improve literacy.

Confronting Adult Loneliness: The Government’s Role in Tackling Loneliness

Loneliness can affect us all, the pandemic worsening the issue across the UK. Ramona Herdman of the Office for Civil Society, spoke at the Confronting Adult Loneliness Conference 2021 about Government initiatives to confront loneliness.