Lifelong Learning fulfills Senior Citizens

As a youngster, I could not wait for the school day to end to get outside and play with my friends. In my mind learning was something I had to do while playing baseball or football was something I wanted to do.

Senior citizens are in a different ballgame where lifelong learning offers the rare opportunity to pursue exactly what they are most interested in. Where as in school we had to take many classes we were not remotely interested in, in lifelong learning we choose to study exactly what we are most interests us. The goal is not ultimately to earn a degree (although it could be) but instead to enjoy the experience of learning for what it is.

Lifelong learning offers a wide range of benefits and is a perfect avenue for some retirees in search of ways to keep busy in retirement life.

Read this week’s blog Seniors Benefit from Lifelong Learning to see if this makes sense for you and where to find details on lifelong learning near you.


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About LoveBeingRetired

Dave Bernard is a California born and raised author and blogger with an extensive 30 year career in Silicon Valley. He has written more than 300 blogs for US News & World On Retirement and his personal blog Retirement – Only the Beginning. He has authored three books: "Are you just existing and calling it a life?"; "I want to retire! Essential Considerations for the Retiree to Be"; and " Navigating the Retirement Jungle". Dave was also a contributing writer for the books 65 Things to do when you Retire (“Positive Aging – Old is the New Young”) as well as 65 Things to do when you Retire – TRAVEL (“Travel to Discover your Family Heritage”). He lives in sunny California with his wife, his Boston Terrier "Frank" and a passion for the San Jose Sharks.