|Action to Help Others|
|Seniors Helping Seniors and Disabled|
||Learn about this
remarkable community organization that presently operates
in the Capital District of New York State, helping
seniors and disabled persons live independently in their
|National Senior Service Corps||The grandmother of
foster grandparenting sites! Learn what this service is
all about, then use the state directory to find a program
in your local area. Youll marvel at how big this
program is, and how it may help you to begin sharing your
life and experience with children in need.
|Action in Missouri||If you dont have a program
in your local area, see what Missouri is doing about it
for elders in that state. Good ideas and potential
contacts for starting something in your community.
|Other Local Groups||For more information, see
whats happening in Boston. Action for Boston
Community Development with Foster Grandparenting,
volunteering with children and other ways to become
involved as a lifegiver to others.
|National Senior Service Corps||As a retired person, you may
have time and/or interest to brighten the life of a frail
elder. This program offers a wide variety of
companionship opportunities, from simple friendship
visits to involvement as a companion for outings or a
fill-in to provide respite for family members providing
|Impact Online||Search from a list of hundreds
of websites for volunteer organizations in your community
that might need your energy or skills. Superior site for
feeling the pulse of your non-profit community and
becoming informed before you jump in as a volunteer.
|National Senior Service Corps||The NSSC strikes again
with opportunities for retired and elderly persons to
give their time and experience to perform a multitude of
critical community services, from tutoring youth to
serving as citizen patrols for local police departments,
planning community gardens, helping other seniors
complete income tax forms, and serving as hospital aides.
|Links and Guidance from CNS||Resource page by the Corporation
for National Service reviews how to use the Internet to
find a job, plus links to guides, listings and databases
for job offerings nationwide.
|Interviewing and Jobsearch Tips||The National Council on Aging
provides tips on how to re-enter the workforce as a
senior citizen. Focuses on how to interview and where to
look for job leads.
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