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Encore.org: Resources & Research

Encore resources and research for encore leaders and encore seekers.

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Frameworks Institute: A Communications Toolkit

A collection of resources designed to help advocates reframe aging in America.

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Old School: Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

A clearinghouse of free and carefully vetted resources about ageism.

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Gen2Gen Learning Hub

Ideas, tips and best practices to help unleash the skills and talents of older adults to help kids thrive.

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Alliance for Strong Families & Communities

Resources for creating an age-inclusive intergenerational organization.

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UNH Institute for Empowered Aging

Innovative practices, research and tools to empower older people for community change.

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Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Communications

If you write or speak about aging, ageism and encore topics, this short guide is for you. It covers language, messaging and visuals to avoid, and what to us instead.

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Janine Vanderburg

The Art of Aging Podcast

The Art of Aging Podcast offers ideas, information and inspiration on how to improve our lives as we grow older.

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Noreen Willhelm

On the Same PAGE Intergenerational Conversation Toolkit

Want to host an intergenerational conversational? Changing the Narrative’s On the Same PAGE Intergenerational Conversation Toolkit gives you everything you need, including sample invitations, facilitation tips, activities to kick it off, and a series of questions.

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Janine Vanderburg

Becoming an Age-Friendly Workplace

This is a 34-minute recorded workshop on becoming an age-friendly employer, highlighting the benefits of older workers, refuting myths and stereotypes, and suggesting concrete stops and actions that employers can take.

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Janine Vanderburg

The Economic Impact of Age Discrimination (AARP)

AARP study explores the foregone economic growth that could be generated if employers address age discrimination through better hiring practices and workplace retention initiatives (2020).

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Michael Hare

Second Acts Toolkit

Action steps and resources for developing a more age-inclusive, intergenerational organization.

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Christine Stadler

List of Job Boards and Programs for Over 50+ Employment

This blog lists job boards and programs that deliberately target people age 50+, where experience is viewed as a plus.

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Janine Vanderburg

Promoting an Age Inclusive Workforce (OECD)

This report debunks several myths and demonstrates the positive impact of age diversity and inclusion on a firm’s long-term competitive growth and organizational resilience. It builds on a unique collaboration between OECD, AARP and the World Economic Forum, which has engaged more than 50 global employers – representing over 2 million employees and $1 trillion in annual revenue. The report presents evidence on promising approaches, practical examples and ideas for successful multigenerational workplaces and provides a checklist on what employers can do to support and sustain age-friendly workplaces.

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Michael Hare

The Economics of Longevity – A Special Report from The Economist

The key to unlocking the longevity dividend is to turn the over-65s into more active economic participants.

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Michael Hare

Tackling Ageism After COVID-19

From AGE Platform Europe The voice of older persons at EU level, a powerpoint presentation

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Larry Steward

Ageism across 20 countries

Research paper about ageism across 20 countries.

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Larry Steward

Leveraging the Value of an Age-diverse Workforce

A short brief sponsored by AARP and developed by the SHRM Foundation focused on Leveraging the Value of an Age-Diverse Workforce

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Karen Brown

Future of Aging Program Series

How intersectionality impacts meaning and purpose in later life.
Watch the entire 90 min program or specific chapters.

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Age-Friendly Employers

A curated collection of resources for job seekers looking to identify age-friendly employers and for employers seeking to understand the business case.

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Doug Dickson

Changing the Narrative Reframing Aging Photo Collection

This is a collection of photos curated by Changing the Narrative depicting diverse older adults.

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Janine Vanderburg