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AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will … Continue reading
Have you ever listened to EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter’s excellent TED Talk? In 2011, he explained EngAGE in an informative and entertaining presentation to a very receptive audience. Take a look! It’s eleven minutes well spent. … Continue reading
As this post from NextAvenue states, “Physical changes can compromise safety, but a car means independence.” Interesting statistics are presented here, and plenty of food for thought. But when is it time to give up your keys? AARP has a … Continue reading
Don’t miss EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter on Day 6 at the Age Without Borders Virtual Summit, which continues to tackle more issues of interest and concern to older people. If you haven’t been participating, it’s not too … Continue reading
Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, and friend of EngAGE, has literally written the book on reinventing yourself: The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife. Hailed by the New York Times as “the voice of aging baby boomers … Continue reading
There are millions of digitized pages of records in the catalog of the National Archives, all freely available to the public. Transcription is an important way for them to improve search results and increase accessibility to those historical records. You can help make … Continue reading
Over 4 million low-income adults over age 60 rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to stay healthy and make ends meet. On average, they receive $108 per month to help put food on the table. Click here to … Continue reading
On January 21st, approximately 50 seniors at Seacrest Village Retirement Center marched around their retirement home, the same day hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets across the country in support of women’s rights. Alice Morawetz, the 88-year-old … Continue reading
EngAGE had an expansive year in 2016. We now serve 32 communities in Southern California, and we added our first communities in Portland, OR, as well as in Minneapolis, MN. We opened ACE/121, an exciting new family arts community in … Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an exceptional holiday; it’s celebrated as a day of service. If you search Google, you’ll find a tremendous number of activities that are scheduled across the country to honor Dr. King’s memory. We thought … Continue reading