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tion or wellness checks.
Perhaps you love education.
Consider being an aide, mentor,
tutor, or life-skills instructor to
children, adults, or the mentally
or physically challenged. Plenty
of schools, literacy programs, and
agencies need people like YOU.
Perhaps the most obvious fun
you can have is being an activities
aide in a senior home, center, hos-
pital, or school.You can share your
talents in art, music, crafts, games,
puzzles, dance, and sports.
How can you find these fun,
senior volunteer opportunities and
more?You have only to look to your
community. How many agencies,
schools, hospitals, or centers can you
locate? If you don’t know where to
begin, check with your local library.
As you know, libraries are great
resources—many, if not all, have
volunteering information on hand.
And, if you’re Internet-savvy, you
can Google “Senior Volunteering.”
You’ll be surprised at the number
of links that pop up. Also, check out
.
Ready, set . . . and find yourself
by getting lost in the fun service of
others. You’ll be glad you did.
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