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.

1 year ago

5 Excellent Reasons Why You Should Consider Volunteer Fundraising

Do you want to do something special, something meaningful for a cause you love? Are you thinking that you are ‘over the hill’ and that your useful days are over? Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere?

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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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2 years ago

The Great Kindness Challenge: What’s Yours?

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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years ago

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

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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2 years 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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