Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Volunteer to Your Health!

Older Adults Who Volunteer are Happier and Healthier, Study

A new study reveals that older adults who remain active by volunteering are much happier and healthier. 

Researchers at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences looked at the data available on the psychological health benefits older adults receive from formal volunteering. They evaluated 73 studies that were published over 45 years and involved adults aged 50 years and above. All these adults were in formal volunteering roles.

They found that adults involved in volunteering received more... Read More.

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