Question: How can I reach out and help those in need in the local area after I retire?
There are many, many opportunities to continue making a difference in peoples’ lives after one reaches retirement. There are multiple ways to volunteer so that your energies and wisdom are well used. You might inquire how non-profit agencies like food banks, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, or something like Crisis Text Line can use your accumulated skills and talents. If you can use a computer and have wifi in your home, you can apply to be a volunteer for Crisis Text Line, which serves people in our nation 24/7 all year long. Crisis Text Line supports texters struggling with small and large challenges, such as suicide, self-injury, anxiety, and depression. Crisis Text Line will provide excellent training and give you ongoing support. All of this is done virtually.