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January 25, 2024

Good Practice Mentors: a year of collaboration

Jessica Duffy explores a year of impactful collaboration between the Good Practice Mentor (GPM) team and the Tackling Loneliness Hub in their mission to address loneliness among…
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October 19, 2023

The power of a warm welcome: bridging the digital divide for older people

16-22 October is Get Online Week. Helping people to get online is something we’ve been working on at Leeds Older People’s Forum, thanks to the help of…
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August 10, 2023

Warm winter webinar

Are you settling back somewhere, in summer sun? Or maybe, like us up in Yorkshire, you are still waiting for any sun… or maybe already hoping for…
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July 26, 2023

Pride – an age friendly space?

As Pride month has drawn to a close, we think about Leeds Pride on 6 August (presumably due to an awkward Yorkshire temperament). So it’s time for…
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July 4, 2023

Making the world less ageist, one person at a time

I’m running a solo Wise Up to Ageism session this week..  It’s a bit scary – I’ve always done it before with Leeds colleagues – but I…
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June 7, 2023

Only connect

Next week (12-18 June) is Loneliness Awareness Week, created and hosted by the Marmalade Trust. The theme this year is ‘Connection’, the same word, and the same…
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May 22, 2023

Teaching new dogs old tricks

My new job involves teaching new dogs old tricks. (See what I did there?) Once knowledge is embedded it’s easy to forget you needed to learn something…
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May 11, 2023

Carry on learning, with me and my new team

Spring has sprung, possibly (although I’m still wearing a woolly hat outdoors). I’m certainly in a very happy mood myself and about to spring into a new…
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January 4, 2023

Don’t panic! Do prepare

LOPF staff have recently attended a couple of meetings on ‘Emergency preparedness’. Initially with reference to planned power cuts, we then we looked at wider considerations. This…
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December 15, 2022

Time to Learn (one last time)

The Time to Shine programme came to an end in March 2022, and I have had one final year to continue to share our learning. The LOPF…
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