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 2021 Osher courses sponsored by Clay County Senior Services

Summer classes will be held online. Contact KU/Osher Institute for details and registration.

These 2 courses are $15 for Clay County residents age 60+.

  • Botanical Gardens Around the World with instructor Thomas Fox Averill
    Tuesdays, June 1, 8, 15; 3:00 to 4:30 pm via Zoom
  • The Colonial History You Didn't Learn in School with instructor Gil Nichols
    Fridays, July 16, 23, 30; 1:00 to 2:30 pm via Zoom

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 starts Monday, July 12 for 12 weeks. Class will meet via Zoom, from 1 til 2:30 pm.

Aging Mastery Program (core) starts Friday, September 10 for 10 weeks. Location TBD. Register with Gladstone Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts: or 816-423-4200.