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15 Questions for Encore Thinkers: Stacey Easterling

Just who's writing, thinking and talking about the encore movement? Encore.org set out to find out – with this new feature, designed to showcase some of the behind-the-scenes players who don't often get time in the spotlight. We're experimenting and welcome your...

“My Encore as a Rookie Cop — at Age 50”

The latest Encore.org story featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor, is from Mark Johnson, a former United Way exec who swapped the boardroom for the streets of Mobile, AL, as the city’s oldest rookie cop. Mark says he came to understand the...

Choosing Purpose . . . at Every Age

Finding work with purpose is trending these days. I spend most of my time thinking about those who want it in their encore careers, but it’s exactly what young people want, and they don’t want to wait to find it. They are determined to grab it from the very start of...

Initiative Aims to Help L.A., Angelenos Age Well

The announcement this May of a major Los Angeles city and county initiative – Purposeful Aging Los Angeles – is an exciting beginning for a multiyear effort to unleash the potential of the region’s aging population and create a better future for all Angelenos. Los...

The Grandparent Effect: Celebrating Senior Corps Week

Do experienced adults change young lives for the better? Our newest video shows that the answer is a resounding “yes.” Along with The Corporation for National and Community Service, Encore.org is celebrating Senior Corps Week (May 16-20), which honors experienced...

“Meet a Muslim”: Moina Shaiq’s Encore

The latest encore story featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor, is that of Moina Shaiq of Fremont, California. Like many Americans, Moina was profoundly affected by the events of September 11th, 2001, but as an Arab-American, she was concerned...

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