Encore.org Has A New Look!

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...
No Kids. What’s Your Legacy?

No Kids. What’s Your Legacy?

The questionnaire from the estate lawyer has been sitting on my desk for six months. “Just focus on the hit-by-a-bus version,” he advised, knowing wills tend to fall to the bottom of everyone’s list. “You can always update it.” Still, I’m paralyzed. My husband and I...
Why Life Gets Better After 50

Why Life Gets Better After 50

A chat with Jonathan Rauch, author of ‘The Happiness Curve’ The midlife doldrums are real. But fear not; they don’t last forever. Take it from Jonathan Rauch, a journalist and author who has systematically studied every bit of research on happiness across the life...