Want a long, happy life? Volunteer!
Last updated 6/21/2017 at Noon
You may have seen the statistic: baby boomers are retiring at an average rate of 10,000 per day. Tired of work, but not tired of living, many are seeking satisfaction by turning their interests to volunteerism.
Opportunities are, literally, endless. John McAlpine, the program coordinator/recruiter for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County (RSVP), has been pairing volunteers with openings for 13 years.
RSVP, sponsored by Catholic Community Services, serves as a kind of clearinghouse, matching volunteers over age 55 with nonprofits and civic organizations that need th...