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How is your job search going? Job Search Strategies for Professionals

How is your job search going? Job Search Strategies for Professionals https://ictransitions.org/offerings/upcoming/spring-line-up-job-search-strategies-for-professionals/ Job Search Triage - Tues, May 17, noon EDT The Proactive Job Search - Thurs, May 19, noon EDT Is the ICT Collaboratory for You? - Tues, May 24, 11:00 AM EDT Job Search Triage - Thurs, May 26, noon EDT The Institute […]

Ageism Unmasked

Zoom meeting

How do we stigmatize being old personally, structurally, and institutionally? Tracey Gendron, Ph.D., author of Ageism Unmasked, will show how ageism is prejudice towards both younger and older people. Through her work, Gendron has inspired people of all ages to embrace aging as our universal and lifelong process of developing over time — biologically, psychologically, socially, and […]

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Financial Planning: DIY or Hire an Advisor?

Financial planning is necessary but can be complicated. Is it better to do it yourself or hire an advisor? Turns out - surprise! - the answer varies according to circumstances.  Learn the right tools for a DIY plan and the right way to select and work with an advisor... and how to tell which option […]

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Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

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The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

Breaking the Age Code: A Conversation with Author Becca Levy

Zoom meeting

Did you know that our thoughts and beliefs about aging affect our health, wellness, likelihood of developing dementia, and even our longevity? Groundbreaking research by Dr. Becca Levy of the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that having age-positive beliefs can have tremendous benefits. Join us and Dr. Levy for a fascinating presentation about her research, followed […]

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How is your job search going? Job Search Strategies for Professionals

How is your job search going? Job Search Strategies for Professionals https://ictransitions.org/offerings/upcoming/spring-line-up-job-search-strategies-for-professionals/ Job Search Triage - Tues, May 17, noon EDT The Proactive Job Search - Thurs, May 19, noon EDT Is the ICT Collaboratory for You? - Tues, May 24, 11:00 AM EDT Job Search Triage - Thurs, May 26, noon EDT The Institute […]

Age Liberation

Zoom meeting

Let's champion a new movement. The reason for an Age Liberation movement is similar to other movements: to raise awareness and action about the value and potential of older adults; to acknowledge age equity as a justice issue; and to dismantle ageism across all ages. Consider what a successful Age Liberation movement would look like […]

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Climate Crisis: From Anxiety to Action

Concerned about the lack of action on climate change and wondering what you can do about it? Join Mick Smyer, founder of Growing Greener and Encore Public Voices Fellow, for a discussion about innovative ways to help people move from anxiety into action. Learn how we can all be more proactive in efforts to reduce the […]

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Urban Farming to Build Healthy Communities

Wholesome, nutritious food is the key to healthy living, but it also contributes to healthier, more vibrant communities. This session will cover the important role that good nutrition plays for growing kids, for healthy adults, and for creating resilience in urban communities that often don't have access to fresh, nutritious food. Join Franciel Ikeji and […]

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50+ Employment Affinity Group

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People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

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The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

Advocacy Affinity Group

Zoom meeting
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Ageism is embedded in our culture and widely understood as a barrier to opportunity, contribution, and quality of life for people over 50. The Encore Network helps people shift perceptions and navigate the barriers created by ageism, but what about changing the system itself? We will define an advocacy agenda and develop strategies for changing […]

Giving & Receiving: The Surprising Side Benefits of Volunteering

We all know that our service can make an important difference in the lives of others. But did you know that volunteers also benefit in direct ways from their service? Research involving volunteers over 50 confirms that they are healthier in mind and body, more socially connected, and have better quality of life than their […]

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The Age-Friendly Ecosystem and How it Connects to the Encore Network

Zoom meeting
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"Age-friendly" describes a growing number of initiatives designed to change the way our communities and institutions address the interests of older adults. Age-friendly frameworks have been developed to guide how cities, towns, states, employers, universities, health care systems, and public health systems plan and then act to address how to support residents of all ages. […]

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Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]