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ALERT: Today’s NYTimes features How to Live Forever. Spread the word!

I’ve got big news today — and I’d love your help shouting it from the rooftops! Today’s New York Times includes a major article — “Want to Leave a Legacy? Be a Mentor” — featuring Encore.org CEO Marc Freedman’s new book, How to Live Forever. Renowned health columnist Jane Brody says the book “spoke volumes” […]

Funds Available: What’s Your $250 Idea?

Want a little help launching a fun and creative intergenerational project in your community? Apply today for one of twenty-five $250 grants from the Gen2Gen How to Live Forever Fund. We want to help you move from inspiration — after reading Encore.org CEO Marc Freedman’s new book, How to Live Forever — to action! We’re […]

Statement from Encore.org CEO Marc Freedman on the Passing of Harris Wofford

This week saw the passing of Harris Wofford, on Martin Luther King’s Birthday, as fate would have it. Wofford played a critical role in bringing together King and President John F. Kennedy, and was a driving force in the civil rights movement. A powerful writer, he went on to author the magisterial book Of Kennedys […]

Marc Freedman and Encore.org to Receive Eisner Prize

We’re thrilled to announce that Marc Freedman and Encore.org are receiving the $100,000 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence! Below is the full press release, which originally appeared on The Eisner Foundation’s website.   Marc Freedman and Encore.org to Receive Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence   October 31, 2018   LOS ANGELES, CA (October 30, 2018) […]

Reserve your copy of How to Live Forever today!

Although I didn’t always realize it, my new book, How to Live Forever, has been a work in progress for the past 30 years. For decades I’ve been on a quest to answer a set of increasingly urgent questions: How can a society with more older people than younger ones thrive? With so many living […]