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What you missed from our #ServeAtAnyAge Twitter Chat

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Did you miss our Twitter Chat with Senior Corps about the ins and outs of volunteering later in life?

We're here to fill you in on the conversation. To help us answer some of our most frequently asked questions, we were joined by Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen and Senior Corps Director Debbie Cox-Roush.

Then it was time for the first question.

From benefits of volunteering, we moved into the types of service opportunities are available to older Americans. We learned a lot from Director Cox-Rausch about Senior Corps' programs, which are all U.S.-based.

Then, the directors provided insight on resources available to older Volunteers.

Our friends at Senior Corps had questions for us too.

Older Volunteers bring a unique set of knowledge and experiences with them, and might be especially interested in our short term program: Peace Corps Response. It's designed for experienced professionals - like Jane Whitney. Read about Jane's time volunteering in Malawi at 83!

Next came a question about timing.

Maintaining relationships with family and friends - no matter where life takes you - is important. Directors Olsen and Cox-Roush talk about the ways older Volunteers can stay connected while serving.

An hour goes by quickly on the Internet. Read our full chat with Senior Corps in this Twitter Moment.

If you are considering leaving the workforce, thinking about retirement or excited to make a change—and a difference—consider serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

Have more questions about how to #ServeAtAnyAge? Connect with a recruiter today. Ready to get involved? View our current Volunteer openings or apply to serve where you are needed most.