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2009

Older adult service

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Productive Aging Conference Report, Nancy Morrow-Howell Sep 2009

Productive Aging Conference Report, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Productive Aging Conference Report


Evaluation Report Of Vital Visionaries: Medical Student And Older Adult Outcomes, Ernest Gonzales Jun 2009

Evaluation Report Of Vital Visionaries: Medical Student And Older Adult Outcomes, Ernest Gonzales

Center for Social Development Research

Evaluation Report of Vital Visionaries: Medical Student and Older Adult Outcomes


Evaluation Of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes, Nancy Morrow-Howell Apr 2009

Evaluation Of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Evaluation of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes


Experience Corps: Effects On Student Reading, Nancy Morrow-Howell Apr 2009

Experience Corps: Effects On Student Reading, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Experience Corps: Effects on Student Reading


A Case For Stipends In Volunteer Service, Amanda Moore Mcbride Mar 2009

A Case For Stipends In Volunteer Service, Amanda Moore Mcbride

Center for Social Development Research

Long-term, intensive volunteer roles in civic service programs are often stipended, meaning volunteers receive monetary support for their time commitment that is considerably below market wages. The effect of stipends on role uptake, performance, and perceived benefits is not known. In this study, we seek to understand the role of stipends as an institutional facilitator. Using data from a longitudinal study of older adults serving in the national service program Experience Corps (N=263), we assess stipend status relative to volunteer socio-demographic characteristics, characteristics of the service experience, and volunteers’ perceived benefits. Overall, we find that stipends may promote participant ...


Experience Corps: Health Outcomes Of Participation, Nancy Morrow-Howell Mar 2009

Experience Corps: Health Outcomes Of Participation, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Experience Corps: Health Outcomes of Participation