I have long counselled my clients on the need to not only stay active physically, but mentally.  Crosswords, sudoku, board games all help to keep an elder's faculties sharp!  Continued learning is an important component of well being throughout life. Continuing education provides self-enrichment, socialization, stimulation, and leisure time for older adults. Opportunities for learning can be found in a variety of places and be in almost any form. It is never too late to learn something new!

Whether it is an interest in financial management, computer skill training, ceramics, or hiking, chances are there is a learning opportunity out there that matches an individual's learning style and interest.  The article linked to below gives you a lot of ideas if you wish to take the next step and engage in a new learning adventure!

http://www.seniornavigator.org/virginiaNavigator/DetailSN.aspx?contentId=143&.f=1

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