Health Benefits of Mentoring. What is the first and most provable benefit for older adults who mentor? Being a mentor helps those who are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s of course is an ultimately fatal affliction which carries away brain function, including memories.Author: Joy Intriago.
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The goal of this multiple-case study was to explore the benefits for older adult volunteers who are mentoring at-risk youth in one-on-one pairings, either in schools or family environments.
The knowledge generated will inform the design of a peer-mentoring intervention for older adults with CLBP following discharge from physiotherapy. Methods Study design. This was an exploratory, qualitative study on the views of older adults and physiotherapists on the concept of peer-mentoring to facilitate self-management.Cited by: 3.
Adult Mentor Characteristics. While any adult can act as a youth mentor, a 2005 national survey found some differences between adults who participated in youth mentoring and those who did not (MENTOR, 2006). Age. Young adults ages 18 to 24 and middle-aged adults ages 35 to 54 had the highest rates for mentoring young people.