Funds Available: What’s Your $250 Idea?

Funds Available: What’s Your $250 Idea?

Want a little help launching a fun and creative intergenerational project in your community? Apply today for one of twenty-five $250 grants from the Gen2Gen How to Live Forever Fund. We want to help you move from inspiration — after reading Encore.org CEO Marc...
The Urgent Need to Stop Gun Violence Before It Starts

The Urgent Need to Stop Gun Violence Before It Starts

This week, I spent two days with Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old son Dylan was shot at Sandy Hook five years ago, dying in the arms of his special education assistant, who also died trying to protect him. I’m a mother with a son the same age as Dylan, and my heart...
Make Room at The Table During the Holidays

Make Room at The Table During the Holidays

A 2017 Influencer in Aging asks: What wouldn’t you do for family? This essay was published previously by Next Avenue as part of a series of blogs written by winners of the 2017 Influencers in Aging Award. My mom was 22 when she left Taiwan. It was her first time...

A Warm Welcome (Home) to Stefanie Weiss

It’s a pleasure to welcome Stef Weiss to Encore.org in her new role as Generation to Generation’s Strategic Communications Director. She will lead communications strategy and narrative change for the Gen2Gen campaign, and work with Marc Freedman on his...