Older Volunteers

Challenges in the Contemporary Volunteering Environment, Jeni Warburton, pp. 27-29, Volunteering SA&NT
Don't Call Me a 'Senior'!, Susan J. Ellis
Older Volunteers Aging in Place, Jarene Frances Lee with Julia M. Catagnus, p.108, Energize, Inc
Australian research study by Dr. Judy Esmond highlighting what might make Baby Boomers different from current older volunteers, 2001, pp. 42
A Research Brief on Volunteer Retention and Turnover, Corporation for National and Community Service. , 2007
By John M. Bridgeland, Robert D. Putnam, and Harris L. Wofford for AARP , 2008, pp. 46
Harvard School of Public Health-MetLife Foundation Initiative on Retirement and Civic Engagement , 2004, pp. 162
By Barbara Butrica, Richard W. Johnson, and Sheila R. Zedlewski, from the Urban Institute. , 2007
Age Discrimination and Volunteering

On the Institute for Volunteering Research site (UK).

Boomers Leading Change

A project of the Rose Community Foundation. Site gives research reports and links.

Coming of Age

This program from the Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning focuses on improving the quality of life for people over age 50, including providing them with challenging volunteer opportunities. There are reports on Boomer volunteering and a blog that addresses many issues.

Regeneration: Recruiting Older Americans to Serve the Public Good

Compilation of many articles about senior volunteers, Boomers, etc.

Volunteering in the Third Age (VITA)

Reports and research still available from this UK program (now ended) to promote the value, impact, and numbers of over 65s volunteering by removing barriers across the voluntary and community sector.