Volunteering among older people in Korea.

  title={Volunteering among older people in Korea.},
  author={Jibum Kim and Jeong-han Kang and Min-Ah Lee and Yongmo Lee},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={62 1},
OBJECTIVE Faced with aging societies, there is an immense need to better understand the nature of volunteering outside advanced Western industrial countries. As a case of a rapidly aging society, we identify robust factors associated with elderly volunteering in Korea in terms of a resource framework. METHODS Data were derived from the Social Statistics Survey conducted by the Korea National Statistical Office in 1999 (N = 7,135) and 2003 (N = 8,371). We first determined overall and age… CONTINUE READING

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