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Advocacy Affinity Group

Zoom meeting
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ageism is embedded in our culture and widely understood as a barrier to opportunity, contribution, and quality of life for people over 50. The Encore Network helps people shift perceptions and navigate the barriers created by ageism, but what about changing the system itself? We will define an advocacy agenda and develop strategies for changing […]

Free

Nuts & Bolts of Self-Employment

If you're a freelancer, contractor, consultant, or gig worker - or thinking about going out on your own - this event is for you. During the session, you will learn from our experts all you need to know about legal, accounting, insurance, tax, retirement planning, and other issues related to self-employment. Bring your questions and […]

Free

Medicare: What You Need to Know Now

The annual Open Enrollment period, the time to make changes in your Medicare coverage, begins October 15. All the ads and notices about Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug, and Supplement (Medigap) plans can feel overwhelming. That's why we're offering this webinar to help you understand and make the right healthcare coverage decisions. Steve Lewis, MBA, a […]

Free

Engaging People of All Ages in Transforming the Encore Stage of Life

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join us for an exciting conversation with Dr. Cal Halvorsen of the Boston College of Social Work and research advisor for Encore.org’s most recent survey/report about creating a multigenerational workforce. The national opinion survey from Encore.org and the nonpartisan and objective research organization NORC at the University of Chicago is entitled “Cogeneration: Is America Ready […]

Free – $15.00

Five Trends in the New World of Work

We know the workplace is changing and the pandemic has brought five trends more clearly into focus: career transition, remote work, entrepreneurship, contract work, and virtual learning. Join us to learn how these shifts can benefit job seekers and workers over 50. During the session, Cheryl Alexis, Learning & Development Partner at MassHire South Shore […]

Free

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Free

Member Orientation: Making the Most of Your Encore Network Membership

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join new and established members on Wednesday, September 7 to learn how to make the most of your Encore Network membership. The Encore Network provides access to robust tools that facilitate networking, programming, and resources. Join us to learn how to use our new website features to better maximize the value of your membership.

Free

Love, Life & Art: Elixir for Living Your Best Life

Zoom meeting

Art professional Halima Taha is living the life she imagined. Her experience in the art world – ranging from curatorial, advisory, appraisal, strategic planning, and professional speaking services to developing corporate, academic, and civic programs and audiences – has prepared her to consult worldwide. To be a world traveler, a great income is not required, […]

Advocacy Affinity Group

Zoom meeting
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ageism is embedded in our culture and widely understood as a barrier to opportunity, contribution, and quality of life for people over 50. The Encore Network helps people shift perceptions and navigate the barriers created by ageism, but what about changing the system itself? We will define an advocacy agenda and develop strategies for changing […]

Free

Ageism Unmasked: A conversation with author Tracey Gendron

Do you ever wonder: Why ageism is so entrenched in our society, including among older people? Who makes a profit by convincing us that aging is all downhill? Is it possible to work together to end ageism, or do we just need to accept it? Join us for a conversation with Tracey Gendron, gerontologist and […]

Free

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Free

Explore Your Future (August sessions)

Zoom meeting

For People 50+: Be Inspired To Live with Passion & Purpose Through the Explore Your Future Workshop! Explore Your Future gives you invaluable tools to plan the next chapter in life through an inspiring and engaging two-session virtual workshop. Each of the 90-minute sessions of this Coming of Age program – led by trained facilitators – builds upon the […]

$25.00

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

Advocacy Affinity Group

Zoom meeting
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ageism is embedded in our culture and widely understood as a barrier to opportunity, contribution, and quality of life for people over 50. The Encore Network helps people shift perceptions and navigate the barriers created by ageism, but what about changing the system itself? We will define an advocacy agenda and develop strategies for changing […]

Free

Ken Dychtwald presents: The Coming New Era of Giving in Retirement: Unleashing America’s Longevity Bonus

Zoom meeting
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Too often, population aging is viewed as a burden to society – a “silver tsunami” destined to wreak terrible havoc. The problem may not be our growing legions of older adults. Instead, it may be our absence of imagination and creativity regarding what wonderful purpose all this longevity and maturity might serve. The population of […]

Free

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Free

Is Homesharing Right For You?

Do you have an extra room in your home? Have you thought about the possibility of renting it out? You’re not alone. Homesharing is a growing trend that addresses a range of housing needs. For older adults, it offers financial, social and other benefits for those who want to stay in their homes. For others, […]

Free

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

Free

How We Can Prevent Gun Violence

The tragedy of increasing gun violence is on nearly everyone's mind these days.  What are the causes of this crisis, and what can we do about it? Join Ruth Zakarin, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent gun Violence, to learn about the six issues involved in gun violence and how this concern intersects […]

Free

Member Orientation: Making the Most of Your Encore Network Membership

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join new and established members on Wednesday, July 6 to learn how to make the most of your Encore Network membership. The Encore Network provides access to robust tools that facilitate networking, programming, and resources. Join us to learn how to use our new website features to better maximize the value of your membership.

Free

Central Park Discovery Adventure

Designed for people who are curious, love nature, and want to get outside and meet new people, this unique Scavenger Hunt takes you on a wild and wonderful course through Central Park. You’ll encounter pristine gardens, military monuments, and deep forests. Just to make things a bit more lively, you’ll have the opportunity to dress up in colorful boas, crazy glasses, and hats. A few […]

$49.00

The Age-Friendly Ecosystem and How it Connects to the Encore Network

Zoom meeting
Virtual Event Virtual Event

"Age-friendly" describes a growing number of initiatives designed to change the way our communities and institutions address the interests of older adults. Age-friendly frameworks have been developed to guide how cities, towns, states, employers, universities, health care systems, and public health systems plan and then act to address how to support residents of all ages. […]

Free – $15.00

Top 10 Legal Pillars for Startups

What are the legal considerations business founders need to keep in mind when creating a startup? And, what are some of the pitfalls to avoid to keep things running smoothly? Join this session for an overview of the key legal topics that will help encore entrepreneurs navigate the different stages of a startup from launching, […]

Free