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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...

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

Encore Reading List: Winter ‘19 Highlights and ’18 Favorites

The year is just getting started and we’re making room for the next wave of books on the longevity beat. They’re essential reading for anyone interested in models for living in our more-old-than-young society or thinking about an encore career. Check the books out, spread the word, and see where...

Innovations in Aging: ILC-UK and Stanford Longevity Prize Finalists

What’s driving change in the multi-faceted world of aging? Prizes are an important catalyst to stimulate creativity and promote promising ideas. We’re highlighting two programs with different goals and participants; they’ve brought to life a fascinating variety of services and...

Encore Fellowships Expansion: San Jose, MDs, Longer-term Roles

Since 2010, the Encore Fellowships program has built nonprofit capacity and a pathway to nonprofit careers for experienced adults. New funders in California are expanding the program to additional sectors and deepening the impact of existing programs: The City of San Jose will expand its pilot...