Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 16-20, 2018

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more resilient communities.
During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the power of volunteers to make a difference and recognize extraordinary individuals who are at the center of social […]

5 Brain Fitness Tips to Help Slow Alzheimer’s

From the Silverado newsletter
There is no surefire route to brain health, but research is pointing to some specific activities and behaviors as recommended components that help a brain-healthy lifestyle. Below is a quick list of guidelines to help you live a healthier lifestyle and stack the odds in favor of keeping your gray matter fit.
It […]

Explore Your Future – A Free Workshop for 50+

*NEW DATE*
Overview:  Are you considering exploring a new career, finding a meaningful volunteer experience, discovering a new hobby, or pursuing an unfulfilled dream, Explore Your Future is for you!
The Explore Your Future workshop is designed to help you chart a path to a fulfilling future.  Through interactive exercises and lively discussions, you will be guided […]

Coming of Age Recruitment Contest

*Recruitment Contest Update- February 2018*
Since starting our Recruitment Contest last July, nine agencies have recruited new volunteers. They are:
Austin Rocking Line dancers
Keep Austin Fed
South Austin Senior Activity Center
Seton Northwest
South Austin Hospital
Senior Access
Bookspring
Jonestown Bread Project
Drive A Senior South
Agencies and volunteers are able to participate in the Recruitment Contest through March 31, 2018. […]

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