June 13, 2018

Stay Sharp with LSC Lifelong Learning Program

Stay Sharp with the LSC Lifelong Learning Program

 

“Research has suggested that continued cognitive activity has a positive effect on brain cells and helps promote mental sharpness, especially for senior citizens.”[1] Lifelong learning increases general wellness by bringing enrichment to one’s life as well as social connection and purpose.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Lone Star College-CyFair is a stone’s throw away from Towne Lake. In less than ten minutes, you can find yourself seated in the classroom, loading the bus for a fascinating day trip or sitting amongst others in your same phase of life, gleaning wisdom from the seminar’s instructor.

Membership fees are only $20 per year. This fee allows you to take Academy for Lifelong Learning courses at LSC-CyFair and attend the college’s music and theatrical programs at a discounted rate. There are a variety of courses to choose from, but several options include; Acrylic Painting, Making your Money Last in Retirement, Tame Your Stress, A Long and Healthy Life, Let’s Talk Poetry, AARP Safety Driving Course and more.

Seminars and additional activities include: nature walks, game days, book clubs, spiritual discussions, political discussions, basic computer, aging issues, history, and art appreciation. While this list is not exhaustive, you are welcome to join the Academy for Lifelong Learning at any time. No prior education is required, and no tests or textbooks are given. As a member, you will also have access to the libraries and computer labs on campus. This is a great way to keep your mind healthy and active and to enjoy your days at home.

[1] https://study.com/academy/popular/importance-of-lifelong-learning.html

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