NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

New “Caregiving Peace Corps” taps Oasis connections

New “Caregiving Peace Corps” taps Oasis connections

For years, eldercare activists have advocated for a Peace Corps-like organization to mobilize volunteers to help older adults age in place. Now the Administration for Community Living (ACL), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is putting seed...

The Encore Network Survey Says…

The Encore Network Survey Says…

The Encore Network is all about supporting your work and learning goals. Our annual member survey provides direction for our activities and tells us what you value most. Headlines from your feedback:Network benefits. We’re creating community among members!...

New affinity group for members supporting individual transitions

New affinity group for members supporting individual transitions

If you work with individuals exploring "what's next" the Encore Network now offers a new way to connect and find resources: our just-launched affinity group. Read hightlights from our first meeting below, and let me know if you want to join us.  Not a member? Sign up...

Colorado news: new Experience EngAGEd Fellowship and 55+ workforce

Colorado news: new Experience EngAGEd Fellowship and 55+ workforce

Colorado continues to be a leader in realizing the longevity dividend, engaging encore talent in a new Fellowship and promoting older adults' value to employers. Network member Boomers Leading Change just announced its new Experience EngAGEd Fellowship program for...

Leadership Cleveland launches Legacy Leaders program

Leadership Cleveland launches Legacy Leaders program

Most big cities offer mid-career leadership programs, recruiting high-potential leaders to learn about government and nonprofit organizations and get involved with their communities. A growing number group of leadership organizations offer programs for more...

GrandInvolve: second award for intergenerational tutoring success

GrandInvolve: second award for intergenerational tutoring success

If GrandInvolve had an office, its awards would take up an impressive amount of wall space. In May, Fairfax County VA-based GrandInvolve won the Commonwealth Council on Aging’s 2019 Best Practices Award for a volunteer group.This remarkable group began in 2014 under...

New Findings: Diversity of Interest in Later-Life Entrepreneurship

New Findings: Diversity of Interest in Later-Life Entrepreneurship

While today's older entrepreneurs are more likely to be male, white, and have relatively high levels of human, social, and financial capital, we know less about interest in later-life entrepreneurship. The Diversity of Interest in Later-Life Entrepreneurship study, by...

Encore Fellows UK Accelerates Toward Launch

Encore Fellows UK Accelerates Toward Launch

In 2019, the Encore Fellowships Network is expanding to the United Kingdom. It's now in fast-forward development, working in several UK locations to refine its model. By year-end, the program will complete three pilot Encore Fellowships, recruit up to 10 Fellows and...