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Having Free Time After 60 Can Be So Rewarding – As a Volunteer!

By Ann Richardson October 16, 2019

A friend asked me recently whether she should take on the role of volunteer in a cause she believed in and for an organisation she trusted. My immediate reaction, based on my own experience, was “Yes, go for it…”

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3 Powerful Ways Volunteering Can Enrich Your Life After 60

By Sixty and Me June 27, 2019

One goal that almost all of us share is leaving the world a better place than we entered it. We may not agree on the solutions to the problems facing society and our planet… but, we want our kids and grandkids to have better lives than us. So, today, I would like to talk about one of the main ways that we can give back after 60… by volunteering, teaching and mentoring. Do you volunteer, teach or mentor? Which organizations do you support and why? Please share your suggestions… this may be a great chance to help others to discover your favorite charities and causes.

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Volunteering in Retirement – Exploring the Health Benefits of Giving Back

By Sixty and Me May 29, 2019

As women of retirement age, many of us have spent our adult lives caring for families, careers or both. But our changing roles have left many of us without a meaningful sense of purpose…

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Volunteering in (and Before!) Retirement – Exploring the Health Benefits of Giving Back

By Margaret Manning May 16, 2019

One of the joys of getting older is having the opportunity to give back to the world in your own way. And, what better way to make the world a better place than by volunteering for a cause that you care about? My guest on today’s show is Dr. Dale Atkins. Dr. Atkins is a psychologist and author. Among other things, her work focuses on inter-generational relationships, aging well, creative caregiving, adaptation to disability and managing life transitions. I hope that you enjoy today’s video! Do you volunteer? Which organizations do you support – either financially or through your work?

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How Volunteering Can Enrich Your Life After 60

By Stephanie Cunningham April 18, 2019

What improves your quality of life? What do you need to feel content and satisfied? Researchers asked retirees what was most important to their quality of life. There were four key answers: Read More

5 Steps to Finding the Right Volunteer Opportunity for Women 55 and Over

By Cyn Meyer January 25, 2019

Why is finding the right volunteer opportunity important?

Not only does giving back to society provide you with a strong sense of purpose and fulfillment but it’s also good for your health and overall well-being. Read More

7 Great Reasons to Volunteer Overseas Over 60

By Perley-Ann Friedman April 18, 2018

So here we are at the next phase in our lives. We’re retired. Most of us are reasonably healthy, full of life and engaged in the world. We want to make a positive difference, do something special and meaningful…

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Discovering a New Way of Volunteering in Retirement: Do What You Love and Share It with Others

By Noelle Nelson November 29, 2017

With the holidays upon us, it is a wonderful idea to find time to honor the holiday spirit by volunteering. Read More

How Volunteer Work Can Help You to Find Meaning in Your Life After 60

By Margaret Manning December 23, 2015

As young women, we found a great deal of meaning in our volunteer work. Then, life took over. As our energy shifted to our families, many of us found it increasingly difficult to stay engaged with the volunteer organizations that we loved. Read More

6 Amazing Volunteer Opportunities that Will Also Improve Your Social Life

By Margaret Manning November 10, 2015

Women over 60 have so much to offer the world! Over the last several years, I have had the opportunity to talk with 1000s of women in the Sixty and Me community and I am consistently amazed by the passion with which you are giving back and making a difference. Read More