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Foster Grandparent Program

It's Time to Do Something Grand: A Call to Action on Grandparents Day

Mark Shriver | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Mark Shriver

Older Americans are an able and critical segment of our great society, who, through their active wisdom and engagement have much to offer. They can help create a more prosperous future for the most vulnerable among us.

Foster Grandparent Program (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

A program that grew from a pilot project in the late 1960s, The Foster Grandparent Program places seniors into schools, juvenal detention centers and transitional housing facilities to help at-risk youth.

Older Volunteers: Making a Difference for Generations

Wendy Spencer | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

Across the country, individuals 55 and older are already having a powerful impact through volunteering. At a time of growing social need, their service is vital now more than ever.

Super Seniors Serving To 100 And Beyond

Cheryl Christmas | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home
Cheryl Christmas

We can point to numerous surveys that relate the benefits of volunteering and well-being, but maybe you're more of a show-me type and need proof. Consider these volunteers who are still making the time to serve others past age 100.