NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

Network members respond to COVID19

Network members respond to COVID19

Our world -- and our work -- have changed dramatically since February’s newsletter. This month we’ll share member responses to COVID19 in four dimensions of our work: funding, online delivery of programs and events, volunteer engagement and ageism.  Join our March 31...

Meet the Del Mar Encore Fellows, Dayton-based encore leaders

Meet the Del Mar Encore Fellows, Dayton-based encore leaders

Looking for a dose of inspiration? Enjoy this “family portrait” of the seven 2020 Dayton-based Del Mar Encore Fellows and the big issues they’re tackling. The Del Mar Healthcare Fund has provided more than $2.8M for programs and services engaging and serving older...

Community Care Corps – RFP for Innovative Volunteer Models

Community Care Corps – RFP for Innovative Volunteer Models

Everyone benefits when older adults and people with disabilities remain independent. A new Community Cares Corps RFP, funded by the federal Administration for Community Living, invites nonprofits and governments to propose innovative ways volunteers can assist family...

SAGE “Seniors for Electric Vehicles” Grant

SAGE “Seniors for Electric Vehicles” Grant

Senior Advocates for Generational Equity (SAGE) is a community of advocates in Portland, Oregon, who inspire older adults to give forward. In December, the group received a $90,000 grant from the PGE Drive Change Fund to support its Seniors for Electric Vehicles...

Encore Network 2020 Preview

Encore Network 2020 Preview

Network members, make an easy-to-keep New Year’s resolution -- add value to your membership by connecting with other leaders and signing up for our webinars. Here’s how: Join the Encore.org LinkedIn group. Join the Network Facebook group, with almost 200 participants...

Ohio statewide connections: Age-Friendly and encore program update

Ohio statewide connections: Age-Friendly and encore program update

Ohio encore and age-friendly leaders are building on momentum from their August gathering, developing a research report, recruiting additional participants and planning a 2020 gathering that will include policy makers and legislators. Thanks to co-leads Noreen...

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!...