Summer Reading, Encore-Style: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News

Summer’s here! If you’re looking for some great encore reading, check out these new titles recommended by our CEO Marc Freedman. (click to tweet

Brighthouse Financial explains how working in retirement can improve social engagement and emotional health, and offers some great tips for how you can start your second act. (click to tweet)

Read about how the Social Venture Partners Encore Fellows Program in Portland, Oregon is leveraging the experience of older adults to help solve some of Portland’s most pressing problems. (click to tweet)

SF friends: Want to learn “How to Live Forever”? You’ll want to hear what our founder Marc Freedman tells TEDx SanFrancisco attendees on July 22. Get your tickets here today! (click to tweet)

Meet our Encore Fellow Robert Rios who, after a 21-year career in HR and operations at Intel, brought his experience to Centro Cultural, helping Hispanic immigrants feel at home in Washington County. And if you’re interested in hosting a rock-star Encore Fellow like Robert, or becoming one, click here. (click to tweet)

What We’re Reading (and Watching)

Stef Weiss: Kids are living with their parents longer. It’s a good thing, The Washington Post

Jim Emerman: What to call the time of life between work and old age?, The Economist

Ann MacDougall: The Faces of Intermarriage, 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia, The New York Times

Sarah McKinney: At a Chelsea Art Gallery, an Age Requirement: Over 60 Only, The New York Times

Encore.org’s Social Action Pick of the Week

Share your summer moment and win $500! If you have a great photo of yourself volunteering, eating, playing, reading or working across generations this summer, upload it here. The winner will earn a chance to win a $500 contribution to the youth-serving organization of their choice. (click to tweet)