Encore Expands in the UK

The UK encore community is growing, with innovative organizations deepening their commitment and new programs taking shape. With growing numbers of older adults, health and financing challenges, and generally pessimistic views of later life (according to the latest report from the Centre for...

Problem AND Opportunity: 30-Country Research on Attitudes Toward Aging

How do adults around the world think about aging? This just-released survey by Ipsos and the UK-based Centre for Ageing Better suggests that participants feel negatively about aging. More than 20,000 people age 16 to 64 from 30 countries responded to the online survey, which covered topics...

Encore Reading List: Winter ‘19 Highlights and ’18 Favorites

The year is just getting started and we’re making room for the next wave of books on the longevity beat. They’re essential reading for anyone interested in models for living in our more-old-than-young society or thinking about an encore career. Check the books out, spread the word, and see where...

Innovations in Aging: ILC-UK and Stanford Longevity Prize Finalists

What’s driving change in the multi-faceted world of aging? Prizes are an important catalyst to stimulate creativity and promote promising ideas. We’re highlighting two programs with different goals and participants; they’ve brought to life a fascinating variety of services and...

Encore Fellowships Expansion: San Jose, MDs, Longer-term Roles

Since 2010, the Encore Fellowships program has built nonprofit capacity and a pathway to nonprofit careers for experienced adults. New funders in California are expanding the program to additional sectors and deepening the impact of existing programs: The City of San Jose will expand its pilot...

Encore Prize semi-finalists announced

Looking for inspiring new ideas to engage older adults to help kids thrive? Check out the 24 Encore Prize semi-finalists, from NYC to Hawaii, and get ready to support the September public voting process.

Hawaiians Embrace Encore Careers

A Honolulu Magazine article showcases Hawai'i residents launching new careers in later life, and gives a shout-out to the encore concept and local leaders Cullen Hayashida and Carleen MacKay