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SHOVEL SNOW FOR ELDERLY NEIGHBORS

by Kathy Bruins Snow shoveling can be hazardous to the health of senior citizens. U.S. hospitals treat more than 11,000 snow-shoveling-related injuries every year. The elderly are particularly at risk because of the lifting and twisting involved in snow shoveling and because many older people have pre-existing heart problems. Extra strain is added on the …

As a Good Shepherd Volunteer…

As a Good Shepherd Volunteer you will give your time, energy and talents to children and families who are experiencing the social stresses of poverty, violence, substance abuse, and employment. Our sites are located across the United States and South America. You will work with a team of human service professionals in: Group and foster …