Author: Marci Alboher

Encore Reading List: Winter ‘19 Highlights and ’18 Favorites

The year is just getting started and we’re making room for the next wave of books on the longevity beat. They’re essential reading for anyone interested in models for living in our more-old-than-young society or thinking about an encore career. Check the books out, spread the word, and see where the authors are speaking. Purpose […]

Finally, a Free Online Class on Encore Careers!

  We teach what we want to learn. For about a decade, while working as a freelance journalist/author/speaker, I taught an adult education class on freelance writing at a local community center. I taught because I knew it was the best way to keep my own writing sharp. And I taught because I believed in […]

Welcome to 20 New Encore Voices!

  Encore.org announces the first 20 Encore Public Voices Fellows. Those of us who work in the aging and longevity space often talk about the need for more diverse stories, voices and perspectives about what it means to grow older today. Far too often, the same group of experts appear on panels and are quoted […]

Encore.org Has A New Look!

You may have noticed that our site has had a little work done. Whether you’ve visited many times or are new, we hope you’ll easily be able to find what you need. We’ve freshened up our look, gone mobile-friendly, and solved a few glitches. And we’ve added a few new areas, too. We encourage you […]

No Kids. What’s Your Legacy?

A thought-provoking question for both parents and non-parents: If you don’t have kids, what legacy do you leave behind?