Loneliness in later life

Wed 3rd Oct 2018

Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR) Seminar

Date:          3rd October 12-2pm (Refreshments on arrival).

SURF Room Fulton House, Swansea University, Singleton Campus

Presented by: Associate Professor Lena Dahlberg: Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm University


Is loneliness among older adults a growing problem? And are some older adults more at risk of loneliness than others? This presentation will introduce the concept of loneliness. It will also cover how common loneliness is among older adults, risk factors and actions to combat loneliness.


Associate Professor Lena Dahlberg is a Senior Researcher at the Aging Research Center at Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm University and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Health and Social Studies at Dalarna University, Sweden. Her research interests include loneliness and social exclusion in later life, and inequalities in access to formal and informal care.


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*WE REGRET THAT ONLY DISABLED VISITORS ARE ALLOWED TO PARK ON THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS and there is only limited parking close to the University. Recreation Ground Car Park, Mumbles Road:  There is usually space available for visitors in the Recreation Ground Car Park on Mumbles Road which is directly adjacent to the Swansea University campus (see below for directions).  The parking fee is approximately £2.50 for the day. The postcode is SA2 8PP and here are some more detailed directions http://www.swansea.ac.uk/the-university/location/directions/

 The SURFroom is no 17 on the Singleton Campus map from this link

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