Category: Featured

Wanted: New Voices on Aging, Intergenerational Connection and Social Justice!

  I’m excited to tell you about an opportunity to change the public conversation about issues at the intersection of aging, intergenerational connection and social justice. It’s called the Encore Public Voices Fellowship, and we’re opening nominations for a second group of fellows. We’re looking for the big thinkers who deserve more support and attention — […]

The Second Mountain and the Second Half of Life

I’m writing to let you know about a profoundly important new book from one of the most influential columnists of our time. The Second Mountain, written by New York Times and PBS NewsHour commentator David Brooks, tells a compelling and ultimately hopeful story about the power of connection — not just to improve our own […]

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” […]

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 […]