Volunteering in later life: good for our physical health, but more evidence needed on mental health


Sophie Large summarises a recent Campbell Systematic Review, which explores the impact of volunteering on the physical and mental health of older volunteers.

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How can social action support service transformation?


Caroline Storer highlights a recent Nesta report entitled “People helping people: lessons learned from three years supporting social action innovations to scale”.

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Older people’s volunteering and ‘place’

For his first blog, Robin Miller, Senior Fellow at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham examines a Canadian study on place and older people’s volunteering and considers the implications for third sector policy.

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