Tip #306: Lifelong Learning for the Elderly at Exploritas

On January 18, 2010, Posted by , In learning, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #306: Lifelong Learning for the Elderly at Exploritas

There is a wide range of learning opportunities that are specifically geared for people of retirement age and older. One well-established organization that provides continuing education for adult learners is Elderhostel, now called Exploritas.

I learned about Elderhostel a number of years ago, when I accompanied my mother on various learning trips. Together, we traveled to the Southwest to learn about ancient Native American cultures. On another occasion, we went further west to learn about the San Juan Islands off of Washington State.

My parents have gone on trips to the Galapagos Islands, to the Grand Canyon, and to Spain with Elderhostel.

Exploritas’ marketing promises: “Educational Programs For Whatever You Love to Do.” Based on my experience and their website, … Read the rest