The benefits of continuing education for older adults include increased cognitive function and decreased isolation. Along with onsite classes, there are unlimited opportunities to learn online, in the comfort of home. And in many instances, classes on the web may be offered at no charge, or at a lowered rate for seniors who are not seeking to earn academic credits.
Charles County is able to enjoy a true library experience, even if they are unable to come to us. Library to You provides services by matching our senior and homebound community to a volunteer for personal library delivery. Referrals for customers and partners are always welcome.
Free senior educational opportunities are offered in different forms and availability may vary from one area to another. Here we gathered the best opportunities available right now by category. Opportunities are offered in the form of reduced fees, tax credits, scholarships and, in some cases, free classes or training.
Exercise is important for all age groups, but particularly for adults 65 and over. We offer senior fitness classes to help enhance the lives of our community members. Sam Field Center. Click here to view the current senior fitness schedule.
This senior active group will meet weekly to participate in a variety of exercises to help maintain their cardiovascular health, strength, and flexibility. Whether you are a veteran gym member or a newcomer, we welcome you to come enjoy the benefits of working out in a group. Intro to Cycle — This is a great cardio workout for the beginner or the older active adult.
An innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health. BOOM was developed by leading fitness experts to improve strength, flexibility and endurance in convenient minute workouts. Combine fun and fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout.
Our Active Older Adult members are welcome at any and all of our classes. For your convenience, this is a sampling of classes you may want to try and provide low-impact modifications:. For all ages with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and other rheumatic related conditions.
Each year, more than 13, adults who are at midlife and older participate in the many learning opportunities available through the college. Register for one of our classes today! AACC credit courses are tuition-free for seniors age 60 and older by the first day of the credit term. Many of these courses are offered tuition-free to seniors, age 60 and older, if you register by the first day of class.
Older Adult courses are designed to address the educational needs and personal interests of older adults 50 years and olderfocusing on topics that promote independence, advocacy, community engagement, self-maintenance, personal growth, physical and cognitive health, career development and economic self-sufficiency. All of our Older Adults courses are open to any interested adult learners and do not require pre-requisites. Use the links below to see full course descriptions and the current schedule of classes. Follow these simple steps to apply to and enroll with the Noncredit division and begin taking classes!