Future of Aging Program Series: How Intersectionality Impacts Meaning and Purpose in Later Life

Watch the entire 90 min program OR specific chapters highlighted below!

Christina Matz Keynote: What Is Intesectionality and How Can We Apply It to Living a Life of Meaning

Kendra Jason Keynote: Racial Injustice at Work, COVID 19, and Policy Recommendations for Black Low Wage Workers

Rocio Calvo Keynote: Reimagining Meaning and Purpose in Later Life From an Intersectional Perspective

Cal Halvorsen Keynote: Increasing Diversity in Self Employment and Entrepreneurship in Later Life

Abigail Helsinger and Samuel Van Vleet Keynote: Strategies to Engage Adults in Education

Concluding Q&A Session Intersectionality Meaning and Purpose in Later Life Webinar

FEATURED RESOURCES Resources & Research

Encore resources and research for encore leaders and encore seekers.

Frameworks Institute: A Communications Toolkit

A collection of resources designed to help advocates reframe aging in America.

Old School: Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

A clearinghouse of free and carefully vetted resources about ageism.


Encore Talent Works Toolkit: Go-to online resource for engaging experienced adults in social impact work.

Pathways to Encore Purpose: Findings from research collaboration demonstrate the power of purpose of 50+ adults.

Encore Career Handbook: Comprehensive encore career guide by VP Marci Alboher.

Gen2Gen Learning Hub: Ideas, tips and best practices to help unleash the skills and talents of older adults to help kids thrive.

Alliance for Strong Families & Communities: Resources for creating an age-inclusive intergenerational organization. 

UNH Institute for Empowered Aging: Innovative practices, research and tools to empower older people for community change.

Encore Talent Impact Study: report on the impact of people in encore roles, with data from six nonprofits that engage encore talent.

ESC Discovery Ebooks: Two eBooks to help answer the “What’s Next” question for people who are exploring options for their encore stage of life.

Innovations in Encore: An report on examples of successful encore programs, tips for getting started and encore movement information.

Diversity & Inclusion Resource: Stories, articles and resources to help encore programs connect with diverse communities.


Visit our searchable map and directory of encore programs that are creating encore pathways and opportunities throughout the United States.