Center for Social Development
Experience Corps is an inter-generational tutoring program that places older adults in public schools to help students who experience trouble with reading.
Our project identified factors that discourage or encourage older adults in voluntary service to society through 22 organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
We explore the language, measurement tools and impetus for a broader and more balanced discussion of elder volunteerism and service.
We develop a measurement tool to assess institutional capacity to engage older volunteers and collect data on volunteer programs and older adult volunteers.
We investigate the characteristics of civic service programs in Uruguay that most effectively recruit and retain older adults.
China's growing older population includes many who are healthy and who want to be engaged. Their contributions are crucial for China's social and economic development.
We analyze the level of engagement of older adults in productive activities and their impact on the adults' physical and mental health.
Our research investigates the impacts of service on the health and well-being of older adult volunteers and their potential to address critical social development needs.