Intervention Best Practices
 

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The Intervention Best Practices resource summarizes some of the best practices being used in programs and initiatives designed to address social isolation and/or loneliness. The various case studies included display innovative thinking and ideas from around the world. This resource can be used to inform program planning and implementation.

This resource is included in the Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit, created by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada. The Toolkit is part of a research project titled “Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+”. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness.

Publication Date

2019

Keywords

social isolation, loneliness, older adult, immigrant, connected communities, immigration, settlement, community development, intervention, best practices, toolkit, resource, Canada, Ontario, Halton, Peel

Disciplines

Community-Based Research | Gerontology | Health Services Research | Social Work

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This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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