“Volunteering at least two hours a week may go a long way toward helping to ease feelings of loneliness and social isolation, a study of recent widows suggests.” According to this Globe and Mail article about a Florida State University study. In this interview, Dr Gordon from the Baycrest Hospital in Toronto delightfully illustrates how volunteering fills many …
When Lyndsay Greene, author of You Could Live a Long Time, asked experienced retirees how to make the most of retirement, they told her to be active doing what she enjoyed doing
They advised Lyndsay that, with limited time left, understand what you enjoy doing, and change course when you find yourself doing something you don`t enjoy.
Uniterra sends 450 Canadian volunteers abroad, a quarter of them retired, or near retirement. Chris Eaton, CEO of WUSC, describes what to expect and how to apply for their international volunteering opportunities.
Every year, Cross-Cultural Solutions sends 2,500 people of all ages to their volunteering centres in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They offer a well structured experience allowing guests to experience living in the country and helping out as volunteers in social & educational roles. Alexandra Rabb describes the volunteer experience, how to get involved, and …