Start Living #Gen2Gen This National Mentoring Month: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News

As we kick off National Mentoring Month, our colleague Betsy Werley is a great case study of living #Gen2Gen. (click to tweet)

What wouldn’t you do for family? Generation to Generation Campaign Director — and 2017 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging — Eunice Lin Nichols offers advice on how we can start living #Gen2Gen. (click to tweet)

One way boomers can help build a better future for tomorrow’s America, according to our Senior Fellow Paul Taylor — pass the torch. (click to tweet)

Our board member Dr. Laura Carstensen goes in search of a word that won’t offend “old” people and lands on “perennials.” (click to tweet)

It’s a new year and guess what? The future is female, Joseph F. Coughlin, director of MIT’s AgeLab, explains in his new book The Longevity Economy. (click to tweet)

If you want to make your encore career count, check out these tips from our VP Marci Alboher. (click to tweet)

Three programs in the Twin Cities are tapping older adults as a resource and helping to train a new legion of problem solvers. (click to tweet)

Finally, if you know someone over 50 making a difference, nominate them here by March 6th for the $60,000 AARP Purpose Prize. (click to tweet)

What We’re Reading (and Watching)

Stef Weiss: Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One.The New York Times

Phyllis Segal: ‘I hope I can quit working in a few years’: A preview of the U.S. without pensionsThe Washington Post’s Social Action Pick of the Week

Kick off 2018 by learning how you can make a real difference in the lives of young people in your community this National Mentoring Month! Follow the hashtag #MentorIRL all month for compelling videos about mentorship, inspiring personal stories for you to read and find local mentoring opportunities here. (click to tweet)