NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
Remember those "10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day"? Learn about a new generation of social entrepreneurs serving their needs, and reconnect with longstanding programs activating encore talent.
If you know Ashton's powerful work...check out her latest blogs posts, media appearances and downloadable resources. If you don't, you'll be energized to learn about her transformative, high-energy call to "wake up, cheer up and push back."
Boston-based Empower Service Corps continues its strategic expansion with the acquisition of pro-bono consulting organization ESC of Northern New England. Read about the merger's impact and expanded menu of services to Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont social sector organizations.
NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT
Visionary leaders and funders in Colorado are launching the first state-wide program to combat ageism, Changing the Narrative. Read about their activities and check out the just-launched website, Facebook page and Linked In site for program news.
A quick tour of 50+ news: the UN's perspective, technology supporting social interactions, Age-Friendly Boston and Next for Me, a resource developed by "modern elder" innovator Chip Conley.
A Honolulu Magazine article showcases Hawai'i residents launching new careers in later life, and gives a shout-out to the encore concept and local leaders Cullen Hayashida and Carleen MacKay