Tag Archive | "Volunteer"

Peace Corps

Do You Have What It Takes To Be In The Peace Corps?

Are you an older adult looking for your next big adventure? The Peace Corps is encouraging U.S. adult citizens to volunteer their service abroad to promote world peace and friendship.

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Shelter, pet, pets

Shelter Volunteering: Reading To Cats, Walking Dogs And More

While your local pound works to find forever homes for many cats, dogs and other animals, volunteering is an easy way to improve their lives while they wait.

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Weiser

Bea Weiser, 98, Volunteers Helping Dementia Sufferers

Nothing slows down this vibrant and energetic senior who contributes to the daily duties and office tasks three afternoons a week.

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Jeff and Capi Saxton (Photo by Zach Dobson for AARP)

There will be no retirement for me

Meet Jeff and Capi Saxton. Jeff is a bookbinder and Capi manages a small fabric and sewing supply store. Now in their 50s, they’ve found it hard to save for retirement. “There will be no retirement for me.” Jeff says, “I’ll always have to work.”

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Medical, health, elder, man, nurse, doctor, exam, examination

Helping others dampens the effects of stress

We often turn to others for social support when we’re feeling stressed, but these new results suggest that proactively doing things for others may be another effective strategy for coping with everyday worries and strains.

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Gratitude

Retirement afterlife creates opportunity

If I had a dollar for every time friends proclaim they can’t wait until they retire, I would be on my way to retirement financial security.

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