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Finding Purpose — and Inspiration — in a Boxing Gym

Harry Cummins III found his purpose in life when he opened a boxing gym to reach kids on the streets, […]

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Why Eldercare and Child-Care Facilities Should Be in the Same Place

Driving north on old Highway 1 in Philadelphia, en route to visiting my nursing-home-bound father, I fiddled with the FM […]

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15Qs for Encore Thinkers: Jimmie Briggs, Activist Documentarian

Just who’s writing, thinking and talking about the encore movement? Encore.org’s recurring feature showcases some of the behind-the-scenes players that […]

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#Gen2Gen campaign, powered by @EncoreOrg & #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News In a week distinguished by the first presidential debate, we’re delighted to share […]

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Summer Reading, Encore Style

Dear Friends, As we round the shoulder of summer into August, I’d like to share some reading highlights, rich with […]

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Art and Activism, Stitch by Stitch

The latest Encore.org story featured by our media partner The Christian Science Monitor profiles Nedra Bonds, who creates “quilts with […]

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Wise Aging: Joy and Resilience in the Encore Years

Rabbi Rachel Cowan and Dr. Linda Thal have written a new book, “Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit” […]

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From Mailman to Mentor: Larry Jemison, AARP Experience Corps Volunteer

The newest Encore.org story featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor, is that of Larry Jemison, who once […]

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On the Road with Encore: News from Portland, Cleveland and More…

Dear Friends, Earlier this month, I was in beautiful Portland, OR, and had the opportunity to visit a few organizations […]

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