Apr 11

National Volunteer Month: How giving back boosts seniors’ health

By MD for Seniors

Helping kids in an after school program is a great way to volunteer.

April is National Volunteer Month, a time to show appreciation for volunteers, and hopefully inspire others to take up a worthy cause as well.

While the people and organizations who rely on volunteers certainly benefit from the assistance, studies show that the volunteers themselves have much to gain from these experiences. From physical to mental health, participating in volunteering activities can be especially beneficial for seniors.

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