Lifelong Learning

Knowledge is power so take advantage of these powerful opportunities!

If you are 60 or older and you live in Clay County, you can take a class through our partnership with these area schools, institutes, hospitals, and career centers, and have up to $30 per term of your class fee PAID!

(Click on the name to go to their website.)

KU/Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has partnered with Clay County Senior Services to provide an accessible and innovative learning environment for older adults. Classes generally held from 2-4 pm, varying locations.

Spring 2020 Osher courses sponsored by Clay County Senior Services

Classes held at Northland Innovation Center, NW Missouri State University 4th floor, 6889 N Oak Trafficway in Gladstone.


The Devil’s Music: A Story about Rock ‘n Roll 
Instructor is Steve Lopes 
Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2-4 pm

The Myth and Magic of Star Wars 
Instructor is Barry Crawford 
Wednesdays, Mar. 18, 25, April 1, 2-4 pm

The Battle of the Bulge 
Instructor is Mark Gerges 
Thursdays, April 9, 16, 23, 2-4 pm

Courses at any location are $15 for Clay County residents age 60+. See all class offerings and register through the Osher website: or call them at 913-897-8530.




The Aging Mastery Program® was founded by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) as a means of offering practical strategies to empower adults to age well. The program is offered several times throughout the year. There is a 10-week standard curriculum and a 12-week caregiver curriculum. Please watch our NEWS page for current details. You can also call Paula at 816-595-0086 to find out about the current schedule.