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...