National Health Care Decision Day

April 16, 2016 By: Jerry Schwartz, PhD, LMHC   So what is “National Health Care Decision Day” and why April 16?  It certainly isn’t a day of celebration as familiar as Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Labor Day, or the bit more obscure Secretary’s Day or, as I found out...

Tips for the Best Volunteer Experience

By: Elizabeth J. Potter “Every person can make a difference and every person should try.” -John F. Kennedy Volunteers are the invisible glue that keeps communities and nonprofit organizations together. Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group of...

The Benefits of Volunteering

“One of the greatest ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.” -Gordon Hinckle     The benefits of volunteering are infinite, for those who serve as well as for those being served.  Actual measurable...