The need for solutions to social isolation and loneliness has never been greater. Solutions consist of developing communities and teams that are cognizant of such solutions nurture a social construct of personal empowerment. An organization that values social connectedness, inclusion and a growth mindset will allow their community and staff to thrive in skills of emotional intelligence, empathy, connectedness, team cohesiveness and resiliency.
In the face of challenges, Dr. Holloway’s presentation clarifies the values of human connection and the practical steps to accomplish it in the healthcare community and workplace.
November 14, 2023 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm CT
As a result of attending this Webinar, participants will be better able to:
- Display the problem regarding social isolation and loneliness.
- Describe solutions to social isolation and loneliness.
Speaker: Jeremy Holloway, PhD
Holloway is an Assistant Professor and Director of Geriatric Education at the University of North Dakota. The focus of his research is concentrated on the social determinants of health, specifically self-efficacy, connectedness, and resiliency of older adults.
Dr. Holloway developed a curriculum focused on intergenerational programs that include growth mindset, reminiscence therapy, mindfulness, guided imagery, and S.M.A.R.T. goal-setting practices to nourish internal qualities and self-agency of older adults. These best practices for wellness & health promotion address needs related to loneliness and social isolation. Dr. Holloway is also an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially regarding social determinants of health for all.