Are you living #Gen2Gen?

Are you living #Gen2Gen?

In 2019, for the first time ever, there will be more Americans over 60 than under 18. What will that mean for you? For your children and grandchildren? At Gen2Gen, we see both urgency and opportunity. Urgency to avoid generational conflict and fights over scarce...
Can you imagine an elder superhero?

Can you imagine an elder superhero?

By Stefanie Weiss When two titans — both long-time leaders of the longevity revolution — meet for a cup of coffee, what do they talk about? Over the course of an hour last month, Ken Dychtwald, founder and CEO of Age Wave, interviewed Marc Freedman,...
10 tips for recruiting volunteers 50+ from faith congregations

10 tips for recruiting volunteers 50+ from faith congregations

By Karimah Nonyameko Faith congregations are often filled with people who are inclined to think of others and step up to serve fellow congregants and the community. That makes them particularly appealing to local nonprofits seeking volunteers to help kids thrive and...
Four ways you can preserve democracy for the next generation

Four ways you can preserve democracy for the next generation

By Phyllis Segal I have voted in every election since I turned 21, and before that I remember going to the polls in Queens to watch my parents vote. After our children were born, my husband and I brought them to watch us vote. They were able to cast their first votes...
Meet the five Gen2Gen Encore Prize finalists!

Meet the five Gen2Gen Encore Prize finalists!

The projects proposed by the five finalists in the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize competition all tap the talents of people 50+ to help young people thrive, and they all bring creativity and passion to the task. But beyond that, they couldn’t be more different. Common...