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Best Online Classes for 55+ Learning

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The best way to exercise your mind is to keep it active! Learning new things is a sure-fire way to stay sharp well into your retirement years. Not sure where to start? Then visit our Senior Education Directory! Want to learn from home? Then try these websites!

MIT OpenCourseWare

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers free courses, notes, and more with no registration required! Visit the MIT OCW website to learn anything from physics to psychology and even arts and film!


Open Yale Courses

Yale University offers course videos complete with accompanying reading and even exams (you know, if you want to quiz yourself)! Take an introductory class on modern poetry or explore ancient Greek history completely for free!

Harvard Open Courses

Harvard University offers nearly 800 online courses on a huge variety of topics! Many are of which are free!

Stanford Free Courses

Stanford has a catalog of completely free classes you can take any time, anywhere! Subjects range from engineering to arts and everything in between!

Khan Academy: Investments and Retirement

This Investments and Retirement course offered by Khan Academy is completely free! Watch the video series at your own pace and learn about IRAs, 401ks, mutual funds, stocks, and more!


Brain Headquarters For Senior Education

Brain Headquarters is an online program that gives your mind a workout! Exercises include working on memory, people skills, navigation, attention, and brain speed.


Udemy has an online catalog filled with thousands of classes on just about any subject you can think of! Classes can be taken on your own time and are visually pleasing. Costs start at only $10!


Lumosity offers brain training exercises in the form of games. Sign-up is free and you can even download the app to your tablet or phone.

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Originally published May 15, 2023


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