‘Triple win:’ AARP Experience Corps helps older adults mentor young students

AARP Experience Corps gives purpose

Sharon Justis is a volunteer tutor with AARP Foundation Experience Corps. A retired social worker, she finds purpose in helping children become better readers by the end of 3rd grade.

Volunteering, besides the impact it has on the community, has been shown to have many health benefits, particularly for older adults. Nurturing relationships, developing a sense of purpose and staying socially connected can all be part of a healthier retirement.

Watch the video to learn more about how volunteers like Sharon power the AARP Experience Corps – and how it creates a “triple win” for all those involved to make a difference. 

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