Category Archives: Focus on Senior Volunteers

News from Sterling Court

From Sterling Court in Anaheim, CA: Instructor Nicole Galardo: “In this month’s project we were painting a replica inspired by a famous artist in acrylic paints. The residents were able to choose from a few artists such as Vincent Van … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: AARP Driver Safety

We’ve posted in the past about the importance of knowing when to give up driving, but it’s also important to know that there are things you or your family member can do to keep driving longer safely. AARP offers a … Continue reading

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Volunteer and Leave Your Mark on the World

Have a touch of wanderlust and want to do some good for the world? “Global Volunteers works under the direction and at the invitation of local partners. Each service program engages you and your family in important community development projects, … Continue reading

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EngAGE Across Generations Video: Claymation Project

Take a look at what happened when creative senior mentors from Burbank Senior Artists Colony worked with creative young students from Burbank Community Day School on a claymation project. You’ll enjoy the finished videos created in this collaborative effort! Congratulations … Continue reading

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Older Americans Volunteer Services Award Recipients Honored

Many elders spend a tremendous amount of time volunteering their services and, once a year, several are chosen for their significant contributions to the community.  From the Burbank Times: On Tuesday, May 8th, the Burbank City Council honored six recipients of … Continue reading

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Focus on Senior Volunteers: Senior Corps

Are you interested in volunteering? Senior Corps offers opportunities for you. From their website: “Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most. We help them become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: The Garden

A partnership between the Burbank Community Day School and the Burbank Senior Artists Colony is creating a garden to grow not only vegetables and trees, but also a stronger feeling of community in that neighborhood. Currently, there is a dirt lot adjacent to the … Continue reading

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Focus on Senior Volunteers: Villa Anaheim’s Second Harvest

The resident volunteers at Villa Anaheim are busy bagging food from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County for distribution to many residents. Antoinette, Barbara, Mae, Jeanette, Betty and Sally come together twice monthly and do their thing! Contributed … Continue reading

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Focus on Senior Volunteers: BSAC Mentors Play Guitar

Burbank Senior Artists Colony residents enjoy mentoring students at the neighboring Burbank Community Day School. Learning how to play and practicing the guitar are favorite activities for everyone — and they fit right in with yesterday’s post about the value of … Continue reading

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Focus on Senior Volunteers: Lady Harrington

We’re fortunate to have many fine museums in the Los Angeles area. The Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, holds an excellent collection of Asian and Pacific Island art. It also boasts an active group of volunteers, … Continue reading

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