Resources

Pathways to Encore Purpose

Findings from Stanford-Encore.org research collaboration demonstrate the power of purpose of 50+ adults.

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Admin Coordinator

Encore Career Handbook

Comprehensive encore career guide by Encore.org VP Marci Alboher.

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Admin Coordinator

UNH Institute for Empowered Aging

Innovative practices, research and tools to empower older people for community change.

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Admin Coordinator

Encore Talent Impact Study

Encore.org report on the impact of people in encore roles, with data from six nonprofits that engage encore talent.

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Admin Coordinator

Diversity & Inclusion Resource

Stories, articles and resources to help encore programs connect with diverse communities.

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Admin Coordinator

Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Communications

If you write or speak about aging, ageism and encore topics, this short guide is for you. It covers language, messaging and visuals to avoid, and what to us instead.

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Janine Vanderburg

Promoting an Age Inclusive Workforce (OECD)

This report debunks several myths and demonstrates the positive impact of age diversity and inclusion on a firm’s long-term competitive growth and organizational resilience. It builds on a unique collaboration between OECD, AARP and the World Economic Forum, which has engaged more than 50 global employers – representing over 2 million employees and $1 trillion in annual revenue. The report presents evidence on promising approaches, practical examples and ideas for successful multigenerational workplaces and provides a checklist on what employers can do to support and sustain age-friendly workplaces.

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Michael Hare

The Economics of Longevity – A Special Report from The Economist

The key to unlocking the longevity dividend is to turn the over-65s into more active economic participants.

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Michael Hare

The Longevity Economy Outlook (AARP – 2018)

Details how people age 50 and older are fueling economic growth, stimulating jobs and creating opportunities for all. US 50+ GDP is 3rd largest economy in the world.

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Michael Hare

Age-Friendly Employers

A curated collection of resources for job seekers looking to identify age-friendly employers and for employers seeking to understand the business case.

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Doug Dickson

Age-Friendly Employers Guide – Age is Now a Strategic Imperative

The Age-Friendly Employers Guide, developed by The Encore Network, gathers 10 years of compelling research about the value of older workers into a single, easy-to-use resource.

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Doug Dickson

10 Tips for Spotting Age-Friendly Employers

Looking to identify employers who are serious about a mixed-age workforce? Use these 10 tips to determine the policies and practices that will help you make the call.

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Doug Dickson

Employers Guide to Engaging Older Workers

Compelling research over the past 10 years makes a compelling case for older workers. But many employers are not familiar with these findings. To close this gap, The Encore Network created the Employers Guide for Engaging Older Workers to bring information scattered across a variety of sources into a single, easy-to-use and actionable resource. Sponsored by the Age-Friendly Institute and AARP.

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Doug Dickson