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Supporting Digital Skills and Reducing Social Isolation Amongst Older People

Around 3.3 million people reported feeling chronically lonely in 2022, according to research from the campaign to end loneliness. Laura Joplin, Head of Impact at Reengage, discusses the challenges digital exclusion poses for adult loneliness and the measures Re-engage have deployed to reduce isolation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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