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August 28, 2013

Volunteering for the Health of It

The right kind of volunteering – at the right dose – can not only make you feel good; it also can make you healthier. Volunteering could be your ticket to…

October 28, 2015

JoAnn D’Alessio: Walking (and Volunteering) for Life

…time, she also volunteers during holidays at a friend’s bakery and babysits. We caught up with D’Alessio before and during a Striders walk to learn about what volunteering, the marathon…

October 19, 2015

She spent her 103rd birthday volunteering — and more from the week online

From news you can use to finds you light like, take a look at our picks from the week online. Person of the Week: Volunteering at 103 Mary Cotter didn’t…

March 15, 2015

Meet East Village holdout John Casey, seniors volunteering abroad – and more from the week online

From news you can use to finds you might love, click through our picks from the week online. Meet John Casey, longtime purveyor of rubber stamps Manhattan’s East Village is…

July 15, 2015

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Online

…  Micro Volunteering Micro volunteering activities usually involve short projects or tasks that require from a couple of minutes up to a couple of hours of your time. Most do…

May 6, 2019

Get Healthy: Volunteer.

…symptoms of depression at the start, 78 percent said they felt less depressed. In a comprehensive review of 74 studies of the health impact of volunteering, Nicole Anderson, PhD, Director…

June 23, 2013

Linky Sunday: Age Discrimination on the Job, Senior Swims, Silver Hair…

…here to read more about the tablet trend.   Volunteering can lower your blood pressure. Researchers aren’t sure there’s a causal relationship – did volunteer activity lead to reduced blood…

October 16, 2019

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…adults developing professional and social skills through community inclusion and volunteering at other non-profits. He even brought a group of four from YAI to volunteer at Senior Planet! Aaron has…

April 3, 2016

New housing solution unites youth & seniors + more from the week online

…of 2016. Read it at the New York Times Volunteering They say it does you good… Mary Margaret Sims has been volunteering for 31 years, driving door to door delivering…

September 26, 2016

A Gap Year for Seniors in Moldova

volunteering abroad before they retired. He thought of it as a late-life gap year. Instead of taking a break between high school and college to experience the world, as increasing…

May 31, 2016

A Day in the Digital Life of Joe Isaac

…when he started volunteering as a tech teacher at the Central Kentucky Computer Society, a nonprofit in his hometown of Lexington. Twenty years later he’s a mainstay. Lexington’s senior tech…

October 17, 2016

Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Voters’ Doors

Volunteering to get out the vote is one of the more rewarding things you can do in an election that you feel strongly about. If you’ve spent any time calling…

April 22, 2019

Change a life. Volunteer.

Want to make a difference in someone’s life while meeting new people and having fun? Try volunteering to teach English to non-English-speaking adults. Volunteers stay connected with changing communities –…

January 1, 2018

Resolve to be healthier in 2018

…pick the right meditation practice, and how to use the internet to learn more. Volunteer – it’s good for you, too If ‘volunteering” has been on your New Years’ resolution…

January 11, 2019

Want a healthier New Year?

…something that gives you meaning, and do it regularly. “This could be volunteering, a church-related activity, mentoring students, creative writing, art,” Reuben says. Think about what would be interesting and…