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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A thought-provoking question for both parents and non-parents: If you don’t have kids, what legacy do you leave behind?
A chat with Jonathan Rauch, author of ‘The Happiness Curve.’