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Giving Back and Volunteering

After 4 or more decades in the workforce, many women over 60 are deciding to spend more time volunteering in retirement. This is a win-win situation. Giving back provides us with a sense of purpose, while we enrich the lives of those around us.

5 Things to Break the Doldrums of Covid-19 Restriction When Over 60
4 weeks ago

5 Things to Break the Doldrums of Covid-19 Restriction When Over 60

You, me, and just about everyone on the planet is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 restrictions. There are many things we can’t do anymore, and this can make us feel isolated and lonely. For some, it causes lapses into a mild depression…
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How You Can Volunteer as an Older Adult
2 months ago

How You Can Volunteer as an Older Adult

Are you finding yourself with more time on your hands? Have you retired and are looking for things to do with your days? There are many ways we can occupy ourselves as we get older. We can start new hobbies, we can travel…
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What If You Could Change Someone’s World?
2 months ago

What If You Could Change Someone’s World?

For these past several months, like many of you, I have been operating virtually through Zoom, FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Skype. Many people have experienced this as exhausting. I understand that position…
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Is It Possible to Find Purpose in the Time of Pandemic? Yes – If You Know Where to Look!
3 months ago

Is It Possible to Find Purpose in the Time of Pandemic? Yes – If You Know Where to Look!

As the pandemic drags on month after month, loneliness can tighten its cruel grip. For many, a sense of purpose is the primary weapon against loneliness, yet thanks to Covid-19, the usual sources of meaning and purpose…
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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s
4 months ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s

I worked in non-profit organizations (NGO’s) for over three decades and, for the most part, enjoyed the time spent with the volunteers that came in to help. Read More

The Great Kindness Challenge: What’s Yours?
5 months ago

The Great Kindness Challenge: What’s Yours?

By  •  Mindset

We are an interconnected world, as we’ve discovered more powerfully than ever through the pandemic, and if that interconnectedness sometimes brings unwanted offerings, such as the virus, it also brings treasures, like that of kindness…
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What Can We Do to Help: Virtual Volunteering in Quarantine
7 months ago

What Can We Do to Help: Virtual Volunteering in Quarantine

From my “virtual headquarters” at home in California, I’ve been in touch with friends around the world from: England, India, Nicaragua, Israel, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Germany, and across the US…
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Giving Has Changed and You Need to Get Involved Now
7 months ago

Giving Has Changed and You Need to Get Involved Now

True wealth is found no place else but in the joy of giving. Look past your fears and start positioning for the opportunities that lie around the corner…
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The Importance of Virtual Volunteering in Times When We Can’t Be Physically Present
7 months ago

The Importance of Virtual Volunteering in Times When We Can’t Be Physically Present

By  •  Lifestyle

In the wake of the all-consuming Coronavirus, there is plenty of advice floating around for how to keep yourself calm and occupied at home…
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Are You an Empty Nester Looking for Purpose in Life? Volunteer!
8 months ago

Are You an Empty Nester Looking for Purpose in Life? Volunteer!

What is your purpose in life? The answer is elusive for most of us, especially as it is prone to change depending on many factors, age being just one of them…
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