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Official account of All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration. Chaired by MP. Secretariat by
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The Challenge 18h
"How might society do more to tackle our loneliness epidemic, and our broader disconnection which has shown itself to be so poisonous?" Excellent new blog by , incl discussion of 's recent intergenerational report.
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Integration APPG 19h
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In the piece explores the thinking behind some of the recommendations made in our recent 'Healing the Generational Divide' report, including a 1p charge on self-service checkouts, 'Take Your Headphones Off Day' on transport, and housing which promotes integration.
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Integration APPG 19h
In this thought-provoking new blog, of explains why loneliness and disconnection is at once a personal, public and political crisis, and what we can do to build meaningful relationships with one another in our daily lives.
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The Challenge Jun 25
Could this 'friendly bench' help a community prevent ? The is an awesome idea designed to bring people together. Find out more here
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Integration APPG Jun 24
How do we find connection in a disconnected age? Read 12 stories about the power of sharing time with others in this excellent new pamphlet from and , edited by .
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IPR Jun 21
Watch now: Catch up with last month's event launching report 'Healing the Generational Divide' ft. , , , Antony Hawkins , Rachael Dutton and .
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IPR Jun 19
Watch now: Catch up with last month's event launching report 'Healing the Generational Divide' ft. , , , Antony Hawkins , Rachael Dutton and .
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Integration APPG Jun 19
This talk from of is a great watch, showing how the community of runners helps bridge generational divides, build social connections and tackle loneliness. "Getting fit by doing good."
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Integration APPG Jun 19
Take a look back on the launch of our 'Healing the Generational Divide' interim report at last month in this clip, featuring our chair speaking about Brexit as the symptom of the generational divide rather than the cause.
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Integration APPG Jun 18
It's time we opened up about loneliness and fostered the strong social connections across society that will help to tackle it. A more socially integrated society will be a less lonely one.
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R Dutton Jun 17
Great to hear @hatty_grindley from describing how their Komp system is making huge differences to peoples lives, connecting the . , ,
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Wera Hobhouse MP 🔶 Jun 17
APPG on social integration today looking at connection between technology, isolation and mental health. Interaction with family members most important
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Emma Ham-Riche Jun 17
Great pleasure to accompany Gadget Grandma to the meeting today on behalf of
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Integration APPG Jun 17
Concluding remarks from - 1) tech is often seen as negative in relation to social integration, but speakers today showed how it can be positive solution 2) tech has possibility to save taxpayers money 3) tech has potential to change how public services are delivered
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The Challenge Jun 17
"Algorithms are driving us further apart" - , and fascinating follow up from "algorithms influenced by what we like, but it doesn't occur to many older people that they can 'like' things on social media"
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Integration APPG Jun 17
Question from on cost of technologies like KOMP - speakers make great points about tech often being cheaper than prescriptions, repeat GP visits, hospitals stays etc. So tech can bring people together and ease pressures on health services.
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Integration APPG Jun 17
. says that strategies to maximise engagement with social media are not necessarily designed to bring society together - but algorithms could be adapted to change this.
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The Challenge Jun 17
Here is KOMP on display at the meeting, wants more "warm tech" to bring people together.
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Integration APPG Jun 17
. notes that older people are not one single group - there are different needs and abilities. As responds, this means that there need to be many different solutions using technology.
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The Challenge Jun 17
. highlights interesting findings on older ppl using tech: reduced sensitivity in finger tips makes touchscreen more frustrating. 's KOMP is for anyone, one rotary button but gamified "like receiving 3 postcards a day" 👏👏👏 //
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