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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

For a Good Life: Volunteer!

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What’s a great way to help ensure healthy, active, and independent living throughout your life? Volunteering. Contributing to your family, peers and community by volunteering is important at every age. When individuals volunteer, they not only help their community but also experience better health in later years, whether in terms of greater longevity, higher levels of functioning or lower rates of depression.

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07/30/14

Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus

A Story About Education…or Is It?

Change has come to Pamdu, a close-knit community in southern Ghana.

Our story begins with 16-year old Suleiman Ibrahaim, a young man who is no longer missing classes at school. What accounts for his improved attendance rate? It’s not a new school. It’s not better teachers. It’s actually something as simple as water.

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07/21/14

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Day of Action Mobilizes Volunteers to… Be Active

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What better way to volunteer – and to work toward helping people live healthier lives -- than to be active on Day of Action? More

06/10/14

Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Community Service Ideas to Help the Environment

It can be hard to come up with good community service ideas to help the environment. Here are a few healthy ideas to get you started. More

06/05/14

Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

6 Ways to Contribute to the Community

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Giving doesn't always mean digging deep into the bank account. Contribute by donating time, talents, and spare change. More

06/03/14

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