Vote For Your Favorite Mentoring Movie: Top #EncoreNews of the Week


Vote for your favorite mentoring movie here today and enter for a chance to win $500 in movie tickets! (click to tweet)

New research from Stanford University’s Anne Colby and our VP Jim Emerman shows that having purpose beyond the self in midlife not only influences well-being, but can also help us understand how to engage people in ways that benefit society. (click to tweet)

In this WSJ piece, our board chair Paul Irving says Churchill wasn’t “over the hill” in 1940 and his example should prompt us to question ageist assumptions. (click to tweet)

And in this New York Times story, experts, including Irving, offer this advice for aging in the right place. (click to tweet)

If you’re attending SXSW, don’t forget to check out the “Cities as Incubators for Successful Aging” panel on March 12th. (click to tweet)  

Our Gen2Gen partner Generation Citizen is hiring for several open jobs — learn how you can support their mission of inspiring civic participation among youth through action civics and a chance to experience real-world democracy. (click to tweet)

Finally, we’re seeking two talented individuals to be a part of the growing encore movement and our Encore Fellowships Program in these jobs. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Sarah McKinney: Galveston teen receives sweet surprise after helping elderly customer at Waffle House []

Betsy Werley: Good news: you’re not getting older, you’re getting better [MarketWatch]

Marci Alboher: Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Work Force [The New York Times]

Phyllis Segal: Hawaii County recognizes hundreds of retired and senior volunteers [West Hawaii Today]

Social Action Pick of the Week

If you know an adult age 50+ making a difference in their encore career, nominate them here for the 2018 AARP Purpose Prize award by March 31. (click to tweet)