In late 2020, Westmeath Volunteer Centre took part in podcast as part of Westmeath Talks. Carmel Cummins, Development Officer, Westmeath Volunteer Centre and Anne Campbell, Coordinator of Care & Repair and Befriending Service for Older people in Westmeath Community Development both sat with Anthony O’Prey to discuss Positive Aging and Volunteer work. In this episode they discuss the positive impact of voluntary work.
Westmeath Talks is a series of conversations discussing what’s important in our lives. The guests include the people who are there to help us & our communities thrive, so listen and enjoy as they share their knowledge with us. Hosted by Anthony O’Prey, Health Promotion Officer, (Mental Health Promotion).
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Podcast Description: Positive Aging & Voluntary Work.
In this podcast we explore the positive impact voluntary work can have in our lives, especially as we grow older. We discuss how it helps build positive social connections as well as give our lives an enhanced sense of purpose and meaning. With special guests, Anne Campbell Coordinator of Care & Repair and Befriending Service for Older people in Westmeath with Westmeath Community Development and Carmel Cummins, Volunteer Development Worker with Westmeath Community Development.