Volunteering in Retirement – Exploring the Health Benefits of Giving Back

Volunteering in Retirement – Exploring the Health Benefits of Giving Back

One of the joys of retirement is getting to give back to the world in your own way. And, what better way to make the world a better place than by volunteering for a cause that you care about?

My guest on today’s show is Dr. Dale Atkins. Dr. Atkins is a psychologist and author. Among other thing, her work focuses on inter-generational relationships, aging well, creative caregiving, adaptation to disability and managing life transitions.

In today’s discussion, we discuss how to get the most from volunteering in retirement. We also talk through the many health benefits – both psychological and physical – of volunteering in the best years of your life.

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Do you volunteer? Which organizations do you support – either financially or through your work? Let’s have a chat about how to get the most from retirement.

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