Isolation and Loneliness open meeting update

bill Johnston Isolation and loneliness

Bill Johnston Scottish Seniors Alliance addressing the meeting on Isolation and Loneliness

UPDATE           Isolation and Loneliness   open meeting    

Heather Smith Age Scotland informing participants on benifits

Heather Smith Age Scotland giving update on available benifits at the Irvine Seniors meeting on Isolation and Loneliness

Irvine Seniors meeting on Loneliness and Isolation

MSP Ruth McGuires opening speech to Irvine Seniors Meeting on Isolation and Loneliness

Irvine seniors meeting on Loneliness and isolation

Rosemary Byrne chair of Irvine Seniors welcoming everyone to the meeting on Isolation And Loneliness

irvine Seniors meeting on Isolation and Loneliness

Participants at the meeting listening intently to the discussion on Loneliness and Isolation


The open meeting was a great success with almost 100 people attending despite the terrible weather. speakers included MSP Ruth McGuire,

Isoble Marr senior long term conditions,health and social care, Heather Smith Age Scotland, also in attendance were members of other 3 sector organisations ,   MSP Neil Bibby and Cllr Louise McPhater, representatives from Scottish Older Peoples Assembly and  Scottish Seniors Alliance. After a free light lunch participants were invited to give their views and thoughts  in a round table discussion. The notes from these discussions are being collated and will be posted as soon as they are available.

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