Life-long Learning


Here are some ongoing learning opportunities – many of them are free!

  • Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take. 
  • Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America in a variety of settings such as community centers, senior centers, assisted living, adult day care, arts institutions, and libraries. It is also searchable by an assortment of options such as: location, arts discipline, program setting, and adaptive design.
  • DuoLingo. Learn a language for free. Forever.
  • Khan Academy. For free. For everyone. Forever.
  • Check out this blog on Ted Talks here.  From their website,, “We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. On, we’re building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, both online and at TED and TEDx events around the world, all year long.”
  • Livemocha. Livemocha is committed to creating a world in which every human being is fluent in multiple languages and fuses traditional learning methods with online practice and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. 
  • National Center for Creative Aging. Dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging. 
  • Online Educational Resources Commons.  Find some great things for educators, and learners here.  Lots of very good, free resources!
  • Click here to take the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire!