Volunteering Is Associated with Lower Risk of Cognitive Impairment.

  title={Volunteering Is Associated with Lower Risk of Cognitive Impairment.},
  author={Frank J. Infurna and M. Okun and Kevin J. Grimm},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={64 11},
OBJECTIVES To examine whether psychosocial factors that can be a target for interventions, such as volunteering, are associated with risk of cognitive impairment. DESIGN Health and Retirement Study (HRS) data from 1998 to 2012, a nationally representative longitudinal panel survey of older adults assessed every 2 years, were used. SETTING The HRS… CONTINUE READING