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. 
Spring 2023 Osher courses sponsored by Clay County Senior Services

These 3 classes will be held at the Northland Innovation Center, 6889 N Oak Trafficway in Gladstone, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Clay County residents age 60+ pay just $15 for each of these 3 courses:

Music Inspired by the Natural World with instructor Don Dagenais
Tuesdays, February 14, 21, 28, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Explore classical music inspired by works of nature, from the wonders of the earth to the plant and animal kingdoms as well.

Why Are We Here? A Very Brief Introduction to Philosophy with instructor James Gaither
Wednesdays, March 22, 29, April 5, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Humans have wondered about the nature of the universe and our place in it. We’ll explore attempts to answer questions about our purpose and how we can know the truth about  it all.

Your Space Enabled Life with instructor Thomas Gray
Thursdays, April 13, 20, 27, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
We’ll examine global dependency on space-based capabilities and look at how we depend on those systems, such as GPS, satellite locations and their role in national security and commerce.

Here is current flyer: Osher in Clay Co Spring 2023
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. These programs are FREE for anyone age 60+ (a $250 value). Materials included.
Please watch our NEWS page for current details. You can also call Paula at 816-595-0086 to find out about the current schedule.

Aging Mastery for Caregivers and Aging Mastery Program (core) will offer more classes in 2023. Check back for details.