NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM
THE
ENCORE
MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

Racial injustice: members speak and act

Racial injustice: members speak and act

Network members have responded to the Black Lives Matter movement with powerful words and a commitment to action. Read statements from the Dayton Foundation, Encore.org, Encore Boston Network, JVC Northwest, and the Oasis Institute.   Dayton Foundation, Michael M....

Connection Coalition – a new stimulus to connect UK communities

Connection Coalition – a new stimulus to connect UK communities

Encore.org Senior Fellow Julia Randell-Khan shares news of UK organizations collaborating to foster social connections. Veteran 99-year-old Captain Tom’s Moore's recent walk to raise money for National Health Service charities in the UK has raised an astounding...

WHO Study: Global Reach of Ageism in Older People’s Health

WHO Study: Global Reach of Ageism in Older People’s Health

In the largest examination to date of ageism’s health consequences, researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found evidence that ageism harms the health of older people in 45 countries across five continents. Yale Professor Becca Levy led the analysis as...

Encore Expands in the UK

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...

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

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,...

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

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...

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

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...

Encore Prize semi-finalists announced

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

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