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Mondays Matter: How Lifelong Learning Celebrates Long Life

 By Beth Heller I’ve written about my parents, Joe and Laurie, previously in the context of well-being. Their recent move, which took place last November, represented a tremendous shift from independent retirees to members of a senior living residence.  I wondered who they would become when the things that defined them – independent householder, neighborhood… Continue reading Mondays Matter: How Lifelong Learning Celebrates Long Life

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The Economic Argument for Lifelong Learning

By Beth Heller Here’s a fun snapshot.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2009 students aged 25 or older accounted for 40% of college and graduate students.  This number is projected to rise by 43% by 2020, with nearly 20% of that predicted cohort likely to be older than 35.  And the… Continue reading The Economic Argument for Lifelong Learning

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#TBT: Everything Old Is New Again: Welcome to Green Bay Circa 1938

By Beth Heller So yesterday this little treasure came in the mail, and we still we can’t put it down!  Sent to the Greater Green Bay Chamber on a lark by an octogenarian resident whose parents had received it when they moved to the area in the 30’s, the book was originally presented to all… Continue reading #TBT: Everything Old Is New Again: Welcome to Green Bay Circa 1938