NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
South African Network member Lynda Smith started her encore work more than 10 years ago. She’s admired worldwide as a visionary leader making a difference in her home country and elsewhere. Read about her encore journey and current work to develop a 50+ skills bank and “refire” older adults.
Now in its 60th year of serving Orange County, One OC has embraced its 50+ talent pool, using the name Encore OC. Read about the high-energy launch event for its new Professional Fellowships program.
Attention, ageism-busters: Colorado needs your passion and skills. Learn about the new Change AGEnt role, sign up - and tell friends who live in Colorado.
Our "Connect" meetings put you in conversation with fellow members to learn and talk about your work. Read about our first session and join us for session 2, June 13.
A three year Stanford - Encore project provides new information on purposeful older adults, the programs that support them and gaps in program offerings. Read highlights and link to the full report and practitioner briefs.
Is your website user-friendly? Does it connect with users' emotions as well as their intellect? Check out the updated Encore Boston Network website and read board chair Doug Dickson's comments.
What public sector innovations are driving large-scale change? This new OECD report provides 10 case studies including Seoul 50Plus programs redefining work, community engagement and learning in South Korea's capital city.
Conscious Elders and Corporate Partners – Network organizations on the Forefront – March 28 member-only webinar
Our March webinar spotlights two Network programs that illustrate the vibrancy - and diversity - of encore work on two continents. Read the details and register.
Pedaling for Pensioners in Zimbabwe, a Kazakh positive aging leader, "digital public writers" who help older adults with online forms - Pass It On Network newsletters connect us with the wider world of new programs, policy developments and leaders.
The encore movement is taking root on every continent. Learn about the first Latin American program, Chile's Fundacion Mas, building on US ideas and expanding them in replicable ways.
Diversity and inclusion are high priorities in expanding the encore movement. Together, we can identify opportunities, make connections and support each others' efforts. Read about the Network's first 2018 discussion and join our next session on May 8.
Denver-based Rose Community Foundation's new program will change hearts, minds, policies and practices, highlighting older adults as a resource for our communities. The tools? Communications, training and mobilizing individuals of all ages, with a focus on Colorado. Learn more here.