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A Look at How Volunteering Benefits Older Adults’ Cognition

Posted: December 15, 2017

Researchers recently looked at the association of volunteering with cognitive functioning in a large longitudinal study to gain additional insights into which aspects of older adults’ cognition are particularly impacted by volunteering and to see who might receive the greatest cognitive benefit from volunteering.

Roscoe Nicholson, an a Sept. 11, 2017 article published in Mather Lifeways Institute on Aging website, provides a summary of this recent research. This is good news for those who volunteer!