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Generation to Generation: Encore.org New Campaign to Unite Generations, Support Youth

When we launched Encore.org some 18 years ago, I remember talking about the day, sometime in the future, when 10,000 […]

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The Mentoring Moment

In a new blog post for the Harvard Business Review, Eisner Foundation CEO Trent Stamp and I wonder if life […]

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“The Future of Aging” Anthology: Realizing the Potential of Longevity

I’m honored to be among the contributors to the 2016 “Future of Aging” anthology, a project of the Milken Institute’s […]

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How to Make the Most of Longer Lives

This past September, I traveled to China for a meeting of the World Economic Forum, the so-called “Summer Davos.” It was […]

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The Case for a National ‘Legacy Corps’

If Washington lawmakers could pass one policy to benefit older Americans in 2015, it should be a brand-new Legacy Corps, […]

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Looking for a Second Career? Try Before You Buy

My one tip for older Americans who are currently out of work, but who would like to find full-time employment? […]

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New Essay with Michael Eisner: Tapping Encore Talent to Improve the Lives of Children

In a new piece, former Disney CEO Michael D. Eisner and I argue that the “graying” of America is an […]

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Universities Cater to a New Demographic: Boomers

In the Harvard Business Review, Marc Freedman endorses a so-called “third stage of education.”

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My Retirement Role Model

Encore.org founder and CEO Marc Freedman reflects on the legacy of his mentor John Gardner.

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