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June 2, 2013

Linky Sunday: Matching Couple in the News, Phased Retirements, Lifelong Learning…

…time for change in our lives. Try it by clicking here. Lifetime study, lifelong learning… whatever it’s called by the institution that’s offering it, going back to school is a…

April 22, 2015

Bulletin Board: NY Lifers and Lifelong Learners, Listen Up!

…and currently taking a course? Willing to complete an online survey about your lifelong learning habits? The Silverlearning Study, which will compare results from seniors in the United States and…

November 8, 2019

Meet a Trainer: Johnny Hernandez

Learning Something New, Seeing Something Through In my experience, the process of learning never seems to stop in every facet of my life. When I graduated from college many years…

June 20, 2018

More reasons to get tech savvy

learning Continuing education doesn’t have to be about professional advancement, though. In fact, lifelong learning in itself can be hugely beneficial for older adults: keeping their minds active can help…

September 17, 2018

Back to School: It’s Never Too Late for Online Learning

…level of interest. Ranging from the rigorously academic to the fun-to-know, online courses make the concept of lifelong learning more possible than ever before. The best part: Most are free…

August 5, 2014

Free School: A Secret Benefit for Seniors

…productions that you can sample for reduced cost via Texas’s Senior Citizens Tuition Reduction Program. Soccer- A Mirror For Everything, part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SF State…

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March 10, 2013

Linky Sunday: A Big Dementia Discovery, Easy Video Messaging, Better Learning

…been in school for a while are as capable of learning from tests as younger adults and college students, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. Taking…

March 22, 2014

The New Retirement Hotspots: They’re More Than Golf Courses

…more PhDs per capita than anywhere else in the U.S. The Duke Institute for Learning in Retirement – now part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Network – develops its curriculum…

August 30, 2019

Back to school…voluntarily

…the star pupils at her local Osher Lifelong Learning Institute—known fondly as OLLI by the veterans. It’s a nationwide program, now offered at 124 locations, for people age 50 and…

March 28, 2013

Learn a New Language Online for Free

…audio tracks are of poor quality, which could make learning pronunciation difficult, Memrise makes the hard work of learning new vocabulary enjoyable. Now there’s something you’re never too old for….

December 15, 2016

Digidame: Learning to Paint on the iPad

This is an ongoing series of posts on digital life and culture from DigiDame , aka Lois Whitman-Hess. I took a giant step forward today in my wonderful world of…

January 24, 2020

“Pop Up” Out of a Comfort Zone

…fear that comes with learning something new, I and my fellow Trainer, Jonathan Ushindi Zaluke, tried to make this learning experience as simple and fun as possible. The first few…

July 30, 2013

Fun for the Brain: Make Art!

…problem-solving and performing complex tasks, these activities can help stimulate our brains; all the more so when we’re learning new techniques. Our moods benefit too: A study conducted with a…

July 24, 2013

Fun for the Brain: How Sleeping Keeps Gray Matter Sharp

…how much we remember. (Click here to read about the research.) A sleep-deprived person can’t focus attention during learning. Studies have found that people who slept after learning a new…