Empowerment and Engagement
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The Volunteer Opportunities factor assesses the desire of aging adults to participate in volunteer work, and potential barriers to volunteer opportunities that may exist for those who want to volunteer but can’t.
- Barriers to Volunteering
Enrichment Opportunities examines the percentage of aging adults who regularly participate in civic, cultural, religious, and recreational activities. Associated satisfaction with the amount of participation in these activities, as well as feelings of fulfillment is also evaluated.
- Participation in Community Activities
- Barriers to Community Activities
- Fulfillment from Community Activities
The Empowerment factor identifies aging adult perspectives surrounding individuals’ perception of their ability to have influence within the community.
- Voting Rates and Civic Participation
- Voice in Community
- Continuing Education