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.

Fall 2019 courses with Clay County Senior Services only

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


Exploring the British Northern Isles with Tom Schmiedeler, Ph.D

Thursdays, Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2-4 pm

Agains All Odd: Six Courageous Women Artists with Barbara Solberg, B.F.A.

Wednesdays, Oct. 9, 16, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2-4 pm

Writing Your Ethical Will with Judith Galas

Thursdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14


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.