Senior Corps & Health Benefits

Learn More by Downloading Key Study Materials
 

Study Issue Brief

Download the issue brief on the study

Download

Study Press Release

View a press release on the study

Download

Full Senior Companions/Foster Grandparents Report

View the entire report in the Evidence Exchange

Download

 

 


 

Additional Resources
 

Learn why Senior Corps volunteers are healthier, less depressed, and more connected compared to those who do not volunteer regularly.

Dr. Deborah Carr, Chair of the Sociology Dept. at Boston University and Editor-in-Chief at Journals of Gerontology, Social Sciences, discusses the impacts and research methodologies of the Senior Corps research.

Senior Corps volunteers from RSVP, Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions programs describe the health benefits they receive from volunteering.

 

 

Back to Top