Posts Tagged ‘ lifelong learning ’

A SENIOR’S REGRET: ALL THE THINGS I DON’T KNOW

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The older I get the less I know. Overwhelmed and inundated by the sheer volume of technology these days, handicapped by my own lack of self confidence, hampered by some vision problems (macular degeneration), I am discovering how difficult it is to be current with everything that is out there. Understanding it all is like taking on a whole new language and trying to be fluent in it in a matter of hours.

Early on, with the advent of computers and clunky cell phones, there was some creeping intimidation. Soon, the basics, as in earlier learning to type, began to take hold. But now, when there is a new device and application coming out every other minute; what in the world does one do to keep up?



SENIOR ‘ROAD’ SCHOLARS

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Travel

How to Become a “Road Scholar” Road Scholar, formerly Elderhostel, offers seniors Adventures in Lifelong Learning. Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in educational travel since 1975, offers more than 7,000 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and renowned experts, experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities, from cultural tours and study […]