Enhancing the lives of older adults through social services and civic engagement.
Positive Maturity offers a range of volunteer and civic opportunities. Regardless of age or ability, you can make difference! Whether through volunteer services with the RSVP program or with stipend volunteer opportunities through the Senior Companion Program or Foster Grandparent Program, there is a place for you at Positive Maturity.
One of our primary missions at Positive Maturity is to help older adults live independently. Through our Shepherd Center at Don Hawkins and Geriatric Social Services Programs we provide hot meals, activities and assistance with navigating available resources and services.
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The Benefits of Intergenerational Mentoring A third of today’s youth lack mentors, according to a recent report from mentoring.org. In the meantime, there are countless older adults who are isolated, lonely and in need of companionship. It only makes sense to bring...
Lillie Davis lives her life by the Golden Rule, to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. For more than 21 years, she has been a volunteer with the Senior Companion Program, serving more than 24,000 hours. An Alabama native, Lillie graduated from R.B...
People over the age of 65 often have financial trouble. The problem has been called a “silent crisis” because so many seniors simply do without basic needs and remain quiet out of pride or hopelessness. The good news is that there are plenty that seniors can do to deal with monthly cash shortages and even long-term fiscal troubles. Here are a few tried-and-true tips that can bring a measure of relief to those struggling to survive and thrive on fixed incomes.