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.
The impact of Loneliness in the workplace
More than 9 million people in the UK say that they often or always feel lonely. Heather Girling is the Staff Wellbeing Manager at the University of Bath, she shared with us how to better tackle loneliness in everyday life.
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.