ENCORE is a new program for persons 50 years and older who are approaching or have already entered their post-career years.
ENCORE was initiated in response to the burgeoning group of baby boomers entering a new stage of modern adult life. The 19th century defined childhood as a distinct life stage. The 20th century defined adolescence. With advances in medicine today, 21st century adults are expected to love longer, healthier lives than previous generations.
The time span between mid-life and true old age is now expected to last 20-30 years, defining for adulthood what is now being referred to as "The Third Age."
ENCORE takes a holistic look at the third age and retirement, focusing on five core areas:
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