Senior Corps & Health Benefits

Learn More by Downloading Key Study Materials

Study Issue Brief

Download the issue brief on the study


Study Press Release

View a press release on the study


Full Senior Companions/Foster Grandparents Report

View the entire report in the Evidence Exchange





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.



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