Links for People Who Want Stay Active

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engAGED is a partnership of diverse organizations dedicated to increasing the incidence and opportunities for older adults to engaged within their communities. We also seek to recognize and empower older adults as valuable contributors to their communities and to the services they help to provide through volunteerism.

In addition to our partner organizations listed below, we have included links for a number of national organizations that provide various volunteer opportunities. There may be many others within your community.

Catchafire Skills Based Volunteer Match
Corporation for National and Community Service
Experience Corps 
Idealist 
LinkedIn for Volunteers  
Peace Corps 50+ 
Red Cross 
United Way 
Volunteer.gov

 


Generations United improves the lives of children, youth, and older people through intergenerational collaboration, public policies, and programs for the enduring benefit of all.

Stay Active Through Intergenerational Connections
This fact sheet, produced by Generations United, focuses on ways that involvement in intergenerational activities can improve the lives of older adults and strengthen communities.

 
 


n4a is a 501c(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the more than 250 Title VI Native American aging programs.

Stay Active Through Volunteering – engAGED Fact Sheet
This fact sheet, produced by n4a focuses on how volunteering benefits both communities and the volunteers themselves.

Lifetime Arts


Lifetime Arts connects the people, funding, ideas and strategies necessary to increase the number and quality of professional arts programs for older adults. By helping to develop policy, sharing best practices and providing expert technical assistance in the design, funding and implementation of creative aging programs, we help organizations and individuals build livable communities for all ages.


OATS harnesses the power of technology to change the way we age. Their flagship programs empower older adults to live successful, independent, and more connected lives. Senior Planet, OATS's flagship content site for older adults, celebrates aging by sharing information and resources that support aging with attitude, and helps older adults stay engaged and active by bringing a digital-technology focus to a range of topics.

Stay Connected with Technology – engAGED Fact Sheet
This fact sheet, produced by OATS focuses on how Technology can transform the experience of growing older by helping individuals stay connected to friends and family and their communities.


The National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes plays a lead role in disseminating information on effective educational programming for older learners. In addition to providing information and connections via this web site, the NRC plans and coordinates national conferences and provides a range of ways to help the 123 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLIs) throughout all 50 states connect and collaborate with one another. Use the Directory of Lifelong Learning Institutes to find one in your community.

Stay Active Through Lifelong Learning
This fact sheet, produced by The National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, focuses on the many forms of lifelong learning and the many benefits it provides to older adults.