NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

Social Media Boosters: Twitter Connections and survey re Facebook Group

Love it or hate it, social media is a powerful tool in expanding our programs and reaching new audiences. At the Encore Summit, many members benefitted from our social media “doctors” and committed to blending encore ideas into your communications. Two followups to keep that momentum...

Sign up! Reframing Aging webinar, Feb. 26

As we build the encore movement, we benefit from effective and consistent messages about aging, age-ism and the value of older adults. The Frameworks Institute’s Reframing Aging project offers research-based messaging and communications strategies proven to shift public opinion in a positive...

Boston News: Transition Navigators, Age Strong Commission, Health Data

Encore Boston Network is a seven-year-old superconnector, leading a coalition of government, nonprofit, business and community leaders committed to growing the encore movement in the region. This post shares Boston-area news: new Discovery Centers supporting encore seekers, a much-needed name...

Encore Network Summit Recap: What Happened, What’s In It For You?

Sixty-five Network leaders under one roof: that’s a LOT of creativity, accomplishment and commitment. Our multigenerational group spanned veteran leaders Helen Dennis, Jan Hively and Doug Dickson, and newest Network members George Brewster, Joanne Webb (The Actors Fund) and Charlotte Japp...

Conscious Elders – activism focus, new name: Elders Action Network

Since its 2014 formation, the Conscious Elders Network has been a leader in helping individuals embrace the wisdom that can come with age, and develop that wisdom; it has also engaged members in activism, primarily related to climate change. At a fall 2018 planning session, the leadership team...

Members in the news: Encore Palm Beach County & Del Mar Encore Fellows

Local media continue to highlight encore stories, profiling encore leaders and people putting their experience to work in their communities.Two recent pieces celebrate members’ work: Florida Weekly’s article “Aging, Still Working” quotes Encore Palm Beach County lead and...

WE Are the Champions: UN Spotlights Progress and Gaps for Older Persons

  The United Nations’ 28th International Day of Older Persons program, titled “We are the Champions,” called on world leaders and citizens to engage older adults fully in our communities. The session also highlighted the growing number of elders experiencing poverty, isolation, abuse and poor...

Diversity & Inclusion: 10/16 Webinar, Portland Visiting SAGE Van Jones

Diversity and inclusion are top-of-mind as we organize events, recruit volunteers, build membership or prospect for clients and internship hosts. The Network will continue our D&I programming with an October 16 webinar led by consultant and entrepreneur Demarra Gardner of Change Agent...