NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

Encore Network changes ahead & June 4 member Town Hall

Encore Network changes ahead & June 4 member Town Hall

In a year that has seen change like no other, the Encore Network is planning exciting changes. Network leaders and Betsy Werley will answer member questions and tell you more at a member-only June 4 Town Hall (details below). Since our launch in 2014 as part of...

Connect to learn, grow, impact – our Network in five words

Connect to learn, grow, impact – our Network in five words

Ageist comments are on high volume. Older workers are being sent to the back of the hiring line. You have more ideas than ever and fewer resources to bring them to life. In this upside-down world, Encore Network connections are more valuable than ever.  “Of all the...

Looking for tech training resources? Leverage Oasis Connections

Looking for tech training resources? Leverage Oasis Connections

Covid-19 has underscored the vital role of technology in helping older adults stay in touch with people and information they need. If you’re looking to add technology training to your programming, Oasis Connections offers a cost-effective curriculum with 30 classes...

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...