NEWS

NEWS FROM THE NETWORK

Learn to Engage Adults 50+ (April 18) and Connect (May 21)

The Encore Network brings information and connections to your desktop, with two April/May offerings: April 18 webinar: “10 Steps for Engaging Adults 50+” is an online, modular guide for organizations that wish to adopt best practices related to encore volunteers. Encore Boston Network...

Encore Howard County – Launching April 25

This month we’re celebrating a new Network program with Encore Howard County’s official launch: an April 25 program hosted by a retired TV anchor, featuring a panel of residents talking about their varied encores. Congratulations to co-founders Elizabeth Mahler, Mary Thompson and Pat...

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

Encore Expands in the UK

The UK encore community is growing, with innovative organizations deepening their commitment and new programs taking shape. With growing numbers of older adults, health and financing challenges, and generally pessimistic views of later life (according to the latest report from the Centre for...

Problem AND Opportunity: 30-Country Research on Attitudes Toward Aging

How do adults around the world think about aging? This just-released survey by Ipsos and the UK-based Centre for Ageing Better suggests that participants feel negatively about aging. More than 20,000 people age 16 to 64 from 30 countries responded to the online survey, which covered topics...