January 2017 News: Building on our 2016 Momentum

2016 was a year of growth and innovation for the Network and the encore movement, starting with a record number of Network leaders at Encore2016 and closing with a plan to launch our new membership.

First 2017 Webinar: An Interview with Paul Irving

Almost 80 people signed up for this February 22 Encore Network event, featuring Paul Irving, Chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and Jan Hively, co-founder of the Pass it on Network.

Oasis Joins Encore Network

A pioneer in healthy aging, Oasis promotes lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement for adults age 50 and over.

Encore Leaders Gather in Portland, OR

When you imagine a future for Greater Portland that embraces the voices, time, and talents of experience, what is needed? This is the question that close to 100 leaders in Portland examined in a day-long gathering on November 30, 2016.

Eric Eilertsen New Experience Matters CEO

New CEO Eric Eilertsen brings 25+ years of technology and consulting experience as well as nonprofit board service to help grow Experience Matters both locally and nationally. He replaces founding CEO Nora Hannah.

Helen Dennis Honored as 2016 Influencer in Aging

Encore Network leader Helen Dennis was selected as one of Next Avenue’s 2016 Influencers in Aging – 50 advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and experts continue to push beyond traditional boundaries and change our understanding of what it means to grow older.