“There was a buzz in the air – a nice friendly open environment where you could just talk about anything, from the biscuits on offer and the skills that you want to offer.I think that’s one of the things that I feel proud of from this event, that people felt comfortable sharing these problems – which they are sometimes – with each other.”There will be weekly Echo events to get involved in.
more and more of our general everyday activities that were traditionally carried out by small familial or social groups are becoming monetised.
Monetised relationships are inherently imbalanced and operate as singular transactions rather than helping to grow an ongoing sense of connectedness.” As a result of this they write that “there’s a lack of connectivity in and between communities that is preventing people from reaching their full potential.”“I am employed here part-time for the summer and my role is to launch Echo as a system in the Hub.
LGBT Age is a project run by LGBT Health and Wellbeing for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people aged 50 and over in Greater Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Lothians.
The project aims to promote health and wellbeing and create social opportunities.
We offer advice and support throughout Scotland with our national LGBT Helpline Scotland, and deliver services in Edinburgh…