Category: Featured

Marc Freedman and Encore.org to Receive Eisner Prize

We’re thrilled to announce that Marc Freedman and Encore.org are receiving the $100,00 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) […]

We Are the Elders Who Remain.

As the people in Pittsburgh begin to bury their loved ones, massacred inside the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday, my thoughts turn to my own father’s funeral last year and a passage from the Talmud read that day. It’s the story of a rabbi passing through a field, noticing an old man planting an […]

Encore “Zugabe” Prize Launched in Germany

Encore’s global connections are expanding and deepening, with Network members in 14 countries and regular connections among our programs. Check out our new global page for profiles and news from those programs. Through our global connections we collaborate with organizations and individuals around the world who view longer lives as an opportunity for our countries. So, […]

Meet the Five Gen2Gen Encore Prize Finalists!

The projects proposed by the five finalists in the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize competition all tap the talents of people 50+ to help young people thrive, and they all bring creativity and passion to the task. But beyond that, they couldn’t be more different. Common Unity — the top vote-getter in public voting — pairs […]

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 […]

Welcome to 20 New Encore Voices!

  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 […]