The power of the grandparent connection

The power of the grandparent connection

By Emily Merritt We’ve all seen it — that special closeness that flourishes between children and older adults, the warmth, family-like atmosphere and social cohesion that older adults can bring to classrooms full of kids and teachers. The grandparent connection....
Who will win the Encore Prize? Cast your vote today!

Who will win the Encore Prize? Cast your vote today!

I’m over-the-moon inspired by the semi-finalists for the Gen2Gen Encore Prize! With so many forces conspiring to divide us, these 24 innovators have come up with new ideas to bring us together. They all offer cool and creative solutions to connect adults 50+ with kids...
Reserve your copy of How to Live Forever today!

Reserve your copy of How to Live Forever today!

Although I didn’t always realize it, my new book, How to Live Forever, has been a work in progress for the past 30 years. For decades I’ve been on a quest to answer a set of increasingly urgent questions: How can a society with more older people than younger ones...
And the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize semi-finalists are…

And the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize semi-finalists are…

Encore.org today announced 24 semi-finalists for The Gen2Gen Encore Prize, a national competition that will award a total of $100,000 to five innovators with new ideas for tapping the talent of adults 50+ to help young people who need champions. The semi-finalists...