Partnering with colleges benefits all
Partnering with colleges benefits all

Senior communities are "giving it the old college try" by partnering with area schools to keep the learning going and the mind stimulated. In some instances, it has become a mutually beneficial relationship with the older adults mentoring younger college students. Lifelong learning keys Keeping the mind engaged as one ages is key, according to experts in lifelong learning. Helping make that idea palatable: courses and programming offered do not require test taking, grades, pressure or a strict curriculum. "Traditional learning is outcome-based, where students are motivated to learn primarily by external pressures from parents, teachers/trainers, employers, the...