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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 […]

Fired at 64 …An Entrepreneur at 66

 It was a Friday afternoon in December 2009 – just a few days before Christmas. Paul Tasner’s boss asked him “Hey, can you jump into a quick meeting with me before you take off for the weekend?” “So I followed him into a room and there in the room was our Director of Human […]

From Late Night With Conan To The Big Garden on Rikers Island

Deborah Shaw was a successful costume designer in New York City. For 15 years she worked for “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” creating hundreds of costumes for the program. But when the show opted to move to Los Angeles, she decided to stay in New York and do something completely different. And she gave herself […]

The Generation Gap and the Future of American Politics

The generation gap in the 2018 congressional election — the largest in history — offers a peek at what the contours of American politics could look like for decades to come. Here are the key takeaways. We’re seeing the largest partisan age gap ever. We’ve never before had a mid-term election in which young and […]

New Advice for Encore Career Seekers

My colleague Marci Alboher — one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends, a vice president at Encore.org, and author of The Encore Career Handbook — has new advice for encore career seekers. Marci’s recommendations come in three packages released in the past few days — an article she wrote for […]