New research shows that volunteering can help keep older adults’ minds sharp

Posted by Sheena Rice,

Volunteering may improve cognitive function of older adults, especially for women and those with lower levels of education.

While the links of volunteering to physical health are well known, its associations with mental functioning are … Read the rest

How volunteering and charitable giving benefit both young and old


By Terri Yablonsky Stat/Chicago Tribune

If there’s a magic pill for happiness and longevity, we may have found it.

Countless studies have found that generosity, both volunteering and charitable donations, benefits young and old physically and psychologically.

The benefits of Read the rest