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Research Volunteers - Volunteer for Research

The Volunteer Registry Phone: 1-800-298-7015

Senior volunteers (age 55 and over) are invited to join the UTMB Center on Aging Volunteer Registry. The Registry is a list of people who have volunteered to take part in research studies on the health and well-being of older persons. By becoming a participant in aging research, you will have a chance to learn more about your own health and participate in studies you find interesting.

Pepper Center Studies Phone: 1-800-298-7015

Senior volunteers (age 60 and over) are invited to participate in research on muscle function, fitness, and health and well-being of older persons. Muscle strength will be studied in terms of the effect of exercise, drugs, hormones and nutrition.

Clinical Trials - Research Volunteers Needed

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Community Volunteers - Volunteer for Service in the Community

RSVP of Galveston County | Phone: 409-266-9660

The RSVP Program supports volunteer projects throughout Galveston County. We match your interests with the needs of over 50 helping programs throughout the county. If you are 55 or older and have any time at all (no minimum to work), we can help match you with an organization that needs you. Contact Ritchie Adoue about volunteering opportunities. Phone: 409-266-9660 e-mail:

Friends of the ACE Unit | Phone: 409-266-9682

People of all ages are invited to become a Friend of the ACE Unit, the 20-bed Acute Care for the Elderly Unit on the 10th floor of John Sealy Hospital. Volunteers make a world of difference in the constellation of care for the elderly, especially to be present, to listen, read, and play games, music or other creative activities. Friends will be provided training, continuing education and Friends Celebrations in gratitude for their service. Contact Helen Appelberg, D.Min. Director of Spirituality in Aging Center about volunteering opportunities. Phone: 409-266-9682 e-mail:

Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center | Phone: 409-772-4704

The Sealy Center on Aging Learning Center is a free, accessible resource to promote healthy lifestyles, educate, and support seniors in our community as well as seniors visiting UTMB. This library is housed in the UTMB Primary Care Pavilion on Harborside Drive in Galveston. Contact Ritchie Adoue about volunteering opportunities. Phone: 409-266-9660 e-mail:

RSVP Senior Volunteer Program of Galveston County

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