Bonnie Lossie teaches English to Therese Nyamubyeyi as part of a volunteer program at the Highland United Methodist Church.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Seniors On a Mission to Change Lives By Barbara Myerson Katz Photos by Patti Hartog
Senior citizen volunteers have long been a mainstay of organizations that count on them to help deliver important community services. The Louisville Metro Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, for example, has been a source of local elder volunteers for more than 40 years. With retiring baby boomers joining the ranks of folks with time to spare, itâ€™s no surprise, then, that there are more volunteer opportunities than ever for members of the community who have logged decades of experience. We talked to three active volunteers who, however you categorize their ages, are truly seasoned citizens. PAGE 36 >>
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