NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
South African Network member Lynda Smith started her encore work more than 10 years ago. She’s admired worldwide as a visionary leader making a difference in her home country and elsewhere. Read about her encore journey and current work to develop a 50+ skills bank and “refire” older adults.
Now in its 60th year of serving Orange County, One OC has embraced its 50+ talent pool, using the name Encore OC. Read about the high-energy launch event for its new Professional Fellowships program.
Attention, ageism-busters: Colorado needs your passion and skills. Learn about the new Change AGEnt role, sign up - and tell friends who live in Colorado.
NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT
Bad news: historically UN members have not collected data on older adults, leaving blind spots in policy discussions. Good news: the organization is on its way to remedying that gap.
We know the potential of intergenerational programs to benefit young and older participants. What's the reality? This year-long study details successes and barriers, and spotlights Network member Bridge Meadows.
Read highlights of the 9th annual Positive Aging Conference and link to the program overview.