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Loneliness: Activate to Change

April 25, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Future Years, the forum on ageing for Yorkshire and Humber, is holding a workshop in Wakefield for older people interested in influencing and bringing about change, to end loneliness and social isolation.

Speakers:

  • Councillor Shelagh Marshall OBE, Future Years and  Isolation and Loneliness Working Group (Age Action Alliance)
  • George Wood, Future Years and York Older People’s Assembly
  • TBC, Age UK Wakefield District

The aims of the day:

  • To understand the new health and well-being structures and what they can do
  • To understand the causes of loneliness
  • To understand the impact of loneliness and social isolation and how you can help change it
  • Share practical examples of successful intervention
  • To explain how YOU can bring about change
  • To examine what you have learned, what you will do next and what you need to do that

The event will be followed by a free lunch and networking

To book for this event, click here 

Details

Date:
April 25, 2016
Time:
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

Unity Works
Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1EP
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Registered Charity Number 1107013
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