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LITE Education

Participate in our LITE Education: Loneliness, Isolation to Empowerment

Take part in our capacity-building education and strengthen your skills to better support older adults living in Halton and help promote age-friendly practices!

Loneliness, Isolation to Empowerment (LITE) Education is an opportunity for service providers, volunteers, community groups, family members, and older adults to broaden your understanding of issues that impact older adults. We provide you with awareness, skills, and resources to increase your capacity in supporting older adults as your clients, members, volunteers, and as your community members.

Topics include:

  • Halton’s 55+ population data
  • Risk factors leading to social isolation and loneliness among older adults
  • Health and social impacts and outcomes of social isolation and loneliness
  • Ageism
  • Age-friendly environments and design
  • ‘It’s Not Right!’ elder abuse prevention
  • Spotting the signs
  • Learning how to help

LITE Education is right for you if you work with older adults, support older adults through volunteer roles, provide care for an older adult, are an older adult yourself, or are simply interested in learning more.

LITE Education is:

  • Free of cost
  • 3 hours
  • Delivered in-person
  • Offered in small groups, between 6 – 12 participants per session

Receive a Certificate of Participation!

Click here for our LITE Education Flyer

LITE Education is offered as a partnership between Connection in Action and the Halton Elder Abuse Prevention Network.

Contact us about LITE Education

Contact us to learn more about LITE Education and to enroll.

Shahzi Yasmin Bokhari, Community Engagement Lead
Phone: (365) 999-2948
Email: Hello@ConnectionInAction.ca

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