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
More about Volunteering for Research | Download flyers by clicking above
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
July 21, 2015: A presentation on Medicare fraud was recently held at the Learning Center.
July 16, 2015: A presentation on estate planning was recently held at the Learning Center.
May 7, 2015: The Learning Center recently hosted a free movie for seniors.
April - May, 2015: The UTMB Center for Spirituality of Aging at the Sealy Center on Aging recently hosted several Lunch and Learn activities for area seniors.