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A former rundown space became a vibrant addition to an urban D.C. neighborhood
One presidential hopeful has a service proposal to unite generations
A cool summer program where two generations learn and have fun together
These thoughts and actions can help with the challenges of aging
3 retirees finding joy assisting children in very different ways
Give 5 works by showing prospective volunteers the local needs firsthand
About to turn 50, Amy Yontef-McGrath vowed to do 50 good deeds
This novel effort in Denmark could be replicated in the United States
Why the Graying Green founder says Older Americans Month needs a refresh
An Encore Public Voices Fellow has some theories, and advice
Do we slow down because we retire? Or do we retire because we slow down?
An on-the-ground report on topics from elder fraud to encore careers
Helping others and broadening perspectives through the Farmer-to-Farmer program
Why they're important to well-being after working full-time
Benefits from the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs
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