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. 
Summer 2024 Osher courses sponsored by Clay County Senior Services

These 2 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 these 2 sponsored courses:

Thomas Edison: An American Genius: instructor is Paul Post;

Thursdays, June 27, July 11, July 18.


Bond, James Bond: 70 Years of Weapons, Women, and (foiled) World Domination :

instructor is Karl Menninger; Fridays, July 26, August 2 and 9.

You can find many more interesting and fun classes at KU/Osher Lifelong Learning or 785-864-6779 to receive a catalog.



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: More sessions later this year!

A new 10-week core Aging Mastery Program begins in October at Gladstone Community Center. Registration will open in August so stay tuned for details.
If you'd like to host a 1-time AMP elective class at your center, please contact Paula Zigmond for information: 816-595-0086 or .