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VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn to Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers

VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn to Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers | Skilled Volunteers for Long-Term Care | Scoop.it
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Our communities are filled with people who, now somewhat successful, want to offer their talents in volunteer roles.  This population includes people who have a passion for older adults and want to serve them in a meaningful way.  Not taking advantage of their talent is a misuse of resources. 

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OSU Grandparent University offers intergenerational fun, education

OSU Grandparent University offers intergenerational fun, education | Skilled Volunteers for Long-Term Care | Scoop.it
Alumni are returning to the Oklahoma State University campus to play and learn with their grandchildren, ages 7 to 13.
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Older People Become What They Think, Study Shows

When older adults view age as a time of wisdom, self-realization and satisfaction, they are more likely to seek preventive medical care and die later, and less likely to suffer memory loss and poor physical functioning, a growing body of research...

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Andrew Samuel Community 360 Volunteer

Andrew and his grandson volunteer at a nursing home weekly. Both of them have made some very good friends in the process. Andrew shares what his volunteer ex...
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Speaking of Volunteers… | AgeSong Today

Speaking of Volunteers… | AgeSong Today | Skilled Volunteers for Long-Term Care | Scoop.it
Betsy Best-Martini, the instructor, who offers the training every fall semester, sends her students throughout the San Francisco Bay area to donate their time to elder and assisted living communities.
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Exposure to elders living in nursing homes is a great way to open the doors for potential new long-term care workers, that's how I got started 20 years ago, and I require my students at University of Nebraska at Omaha, Department of Gerontology to volunteer as well.

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