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Lifelong Learning

Laurel Lake offers a variety of academically challenging, professionally taught courses at its Hudson campus to promote lifelong learning. Courses run from one to eight weeks, with three or four different topics offered at a time. The following programs are open to the public. To register, call 1-866-650-2100 or send an email to info@laurellake.org

 

University Circle

DISTANCE LEARNING WITH UNIVERSITY CIRCLE

Live, interactive programs at Laurel Lake, on site or via video conference, presented in collaboration with the world class museums and educational institutions of University Circle, Inc.

 

ACTIVE BRAIN BOOSTERS AND HAPPINESS
Monday, July 9 @ 3:30 PM - Live from McMillen Health. Learn how to keep your brain active and how various behaviors can boost brain performance. We’ll explore the science of happiness as it affects older adults and their relationships.

CREATIVITY & HUMOR: FOUNDATION FOR BETTER COMMUNICATION
Monday, July16 @ 1:00 PM - Author Dave Schwensen demonstrates how using creativity and humor as productive communication tools leads to creative thoughts and observations about daily events. Shared experiences can ease pressure and tension, start conversations and improve teamwork. Dave is the author of six books and a former talent coordinator and
consultant for television and live events in Hollywood and New York City.

MOTIVATIONAL TIME OUT & FUN FOR ADULTS
Monday, July 23 @ 3:30 PM - Comedian and author Brad Tassell shows you how to relax and be motivated at the same time, all while laughing like there's no tomorrow. Brad is a 25 year comedy veteran and Carnival Cruise lines top-rated comedian. He touches on many topics to think about and grow from, always keeping it light and funny.

 

Distance Learning with University Circle goes on sabbatical in August, but will return with an exciting Fall 2018 line-up of programs in September.

 

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CWRU

OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES WITH CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

This program is offered in collaboration with CWRU and the Association for Continuing Education (ACE). Courses are eight weeks long and meet in locations throughout greater Cleveland. They provide an open environment for lively discussion based on meaningful examination of shared texts.

 

The Fall 2018 schedule of Off-Campus Studies has not yet been announced. Watch this space for details, coming soon.

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ENCORE CREATIVITY FOR OLDER ADULTSEncore Creativity for Older Adults

Laurel Lake Encore Chorale - Holiday 2018 Season
Rehearsals - Tuesdays @ 3:00 PM, starting September 4, 2018.
Join more than 70 singers, age 55 and up, who meet weekly to explore their voices and learn challenging and fun choral repertoire in four (or more) part harmony under director Donna Anderson. This season, fourteen rehearsals will culminate in several Holiday Concerts. 

Participants should be 55 or older; no audition required. Participation is free and open to the public. Singers may elect to sit or stand for performances. To register, call 330-655-1436 or email info@laurellake.org .