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Get Into the Act: The Benefits of Volunteering As We Age

Hands holding a sign saying "give back"

By Patricia A. Parmelee, PhD, and Rebecca S. Allen, PhD (Alabama Research Institute on Aging, The University of Alabama) The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mahatma Gandhi May is Older Americans Month, and the theme this year is “Get into the Act!” The celebration emphasizes not only how people take charge of their own health, but also how to get […]

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