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This speech was delivered by Marci Alboher at the 2013 graduation ceremony for...

We are excited to join forces with Symetra and announce today that they will sponsor the $100,000 Purpose Prize for Future Promise in 2013.

The Purpose Prize honors individuals who...

One of the greatest pleasures of my job is getting to work occasionally with journalism icon Jane Pauley. She has...

By Sara Ying Rounsaville

In the past few days, people in encore careers have been making big news. Second acts for the greater good are gaining momentum and continuing to...

Purpose Prize winners prove that energy and determination have little to do with age. In their encore careers, these individuals make society better – driven by passion, backed by experience.

You’ve most likely encountered Prudential's Day One stories campaign, telling us we need to prepare for a seemingly endless retirement. On billboards and bus posters, in radio and television ads,...

We at Encore.org often encourage you to ask yourself: What’s next? Many of you have told us you’re looking for ways to apply your years of experience toward helping others – while continuing to...

The Purpose Prize honors individuals making a monument out of what many consider the leftover years, not only finding personal meaning but doing creative...

By Richard Eisenberg

Is it really possible for somebody in their 50s or 60s to embark on an “encore career,” one that lets you earn income and make a social impact? Or do...

I've long felt that the encore movement needed its own Teach For America, a social innovation so powerful that it not only helped a significant number...

A recent study with a catchy headline about the most stressful jobs of 2013 found its way to the soft hour of news...

Retirement isn’t likely to make it onto any lists of hot trends for 2013. But if retirement is out, what’s in? For a growing number of people...

We’ve heard it all before – many, many times before: The U.S. (and the world) is getting older and grayer. People are working longer. Boomers can’t afford to retire.

For many boomers, this...

We at Encore.org have heard from so many of you, excited about the new Encore Career Handbook.

The following blog is written by Amy Sherman, associate...

Editor's note: This post originally appeared here, on the blog of researcher Beth Kanter. The authors are part of the...

Last week was a big one for The Purpose Prize – with coverage of the 2012 winners in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ...