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The Power of Lifelong Learning: Pursuing education as a senior


Age should never be a barrier to learning and growth. As we journey through life, the pursuit of knowledge remains a valuable and fulfilling endeavor, regardless of our age. For seniors, continuous learning opens up a world of opportunities, igniting curiosity, and enriching their lives in ways they may not have imagined. The Fall 2023 Open House at LSC-University Park provides an excellent chance for seniors in Houston, TX, to explore the benefits of lifelong learning through the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). Explore the advantages of continuous learning for seniors and unveil the exciting offerings of the ALL program, for only $25 per year!


Tuesday, August 22

11:00 am - 1:00 pm


$25.00 Annual Fee (September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024)


The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a dynamic membership community offered at LSC-University Park specially designed to enrich the lives of senior adults. Through stimulating classes, seminars, social activities, and skills development opportunities, ALL offers a warm and welcoming space for seniors to expand their horizons and nurture personal growth.




Benefits of Continuous Learning for Seniors


1. Cognitive Agility:

Continuous learning keeps the mind sharp and agile. Engaging in educational activities challenges the brain, enhancing memory, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, contributing to improved cognitive health.


2. Fulfillment and Emotional Well-being:

Learning new things and exploring diverse subjects brings a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. This, in turn, boosts emotional well-being and provides a renewed sense of purpose and meaning in life.


3. Connection and Social Engagement:

The ALL program fosters a strong sense of community. Participating in classes and activities allows seniors to connect with like-minded individuals, fostering meaningful friendships and combating feelings of isolation.


4. Adaptability and Resilience:

Continuous learning equips seniors with the ability to adapt to the ever-changing world around them. Embracing new skills and knowledge enhances their resilience and confidence, empowering them to face life's challenges with a positive mindset.



ALL membership brings forth a range of benefits designed to enhance the learning experience:


- Free or Low-Cost Educational Opportunities: ALL offers an array of lectures, workshops, and seminars tailored to the interests and schedules of senior learners.


- Cultural and Artistic Enjoyment: Members receive advance notice of art shows with artist receptions and enjoy discounted pricing on plays, concerts, and musicals, nurturing their love for arts and culture.


- Opportunities to Give Back: ALL encourages seniors to become volunteer instructors and share their lifetime of knowledge and passion with others, fostering a sense of accomplishment and camaraderie.


- Access to College Resources: ALL members can make use of the facilities and services offered at various Lone Star College campuses, widening their learning possibilities.



The ALL program presents an exciting array of educational seminars, activities, and courses including:

  • Aging issues

  • Finance

  • History

  • Health and fitness lectures

  • Personal growth through book clubs and political discussions

  • Art appreciation, drawing, painting, and crafts

  • Skills development in basic computer usage and writing





As the Fall 2023 Open House at LSC-University Park approaches, seniors in Houston, TX, have an extraordinary opportunity to embrace continuous learning and personal growth through the Academy for Lifelong Learning. Age is no barrier to the pursuit of knowledge, and lifelong learning opens doors to a world of possibilities. Register now and join the ALL community to experience the transformative power of learning.


For more information, call (346) 395-215 or visit https://www.lonestar.edu/all.htm. Let your journey of lifelong learning begin!



Register Online


This username/password is temporary for application submission only. Once the application gets submitted, this account gets deleted. Please wait for Lone Star College to send you an email with your student portal login information.








Register In-Person


Payment is due at the time of registration. You can also pay at the Continuing Education office or the business office window with cash, check, or debit card. Most colleges have drop boxes where you can leave a payment. Do not drop cash at these locations. Credit/Debit Card payments will not be accepted by telephone.


Make checks payable to Lone Star College System.

Please mail a copy of this registration form along with your payment to:

LSC-Kingwood Business Office

ATTN: CE Cashier

20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339





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