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New Findings: Diversity of Interest in Later-Life Entrepreneurship

While today’s older entrepreneurs are more likely to be male, white, and have relatively high levels of human, social, and financial capital, we know less about interest in later-life entrepreneurship. The Diversity of Interest in Later-Life Entrepreneurship study, by Cal J. Halvorsen and...

Encore Fellows UK Accelerates Toward Launch

In 2019, the Encore Fellowships Network is expanding to the United Kingdom. It’s now in fast-forward development, working in several UK locations to refine its model. By year-end, the program will complete three pilot Encore Fellowships, recruit up to 10 Fellows and secure initial corporate...

Encore Howard County – April Launch

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...