Learn Something New Online: Free Classes for Active Adults

It\'s never too late to learn something new, and these online courses can keep your mind active and engaged.

Active adults looking to keep their minds active and engaged will be happy to know that there is a multitude of free online courses for seniors. Sometimes referred to as “e-learning,” online learning is becoming more and more popular among people from all walks of life, and the selection of available courses grows every day.

These free online courses for seniors are the perfect way to strengthen the mind and foster personal growth. Classes range from classic studies such as learning a new language, learning to cook, or studying photography to more esoteric fields of study such as “dog emotion and cognition” offered at Duke or Yale’s “The Science of Happiness.”

Here’s a list of websites offering free online classes in a wide variety of subjects and specialties.

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