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The ‘unretired’: coming back to work in droves

Below is an excerpt from a new piece in the Financial Times that features Robert Roy, one of our Encore Fellows, and others who are “unretiring” and joining a movement of experienced professionals coming back to work in droves. Robert's story focuses on how his Encore...

10 Ways You Can Help Boost Childhood Literacy

Are you a do-it-yourselfer over 50 who's eager to help kids learn to read? This list, from our Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign, is for you. 1. Search and you may find. Find out where your time and experience are needed by using the Generation to Generation...

Can Intergenerational Activism Unite Us?

Encore.org recently published an essay by Paul Taylor titled, “Intergenerational Activism: In a Divided America, a Tonic for All Ages.” This post is excerpted from the longer essay, which you can find here. Aging and racial diversity – the two great 21st century...

So What’s Next…

The following is a guest post by Dr. Edward Horstmann, Senior Pastor at Roundhill Community Church in Greenwich, Connecticut. “So…what’s next?” It’s a common question, often asked after crossing off an item on a to do list, or when we’re contemplating the next...

YANA and Encore, Witnessing a First Night Alliance

The older we get, if we are lucky and open-hearted, the more we seem to orbit in a panoply of worlds. Our many careers, our families, friends, kids and their friends, art classes, book clubs, garden nerds, current work, politics, neighborhoods, where we volunteer....

South Korea – redefining life in the “homo hundred” era

If you want to experience a bold, sophisticated program engaging older adults, head straight to a Seoul 50Plus campus in South Korea’s capital. In May, I met with leaders of the 50Plus program, participated in their first anniversary conference and toured the Central...

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