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Academy for Lifelong Learners

Formerly known as Senior American's Day, the Academy for Lifelong Learners provides attendees a day of education and connection.

Key Program Information

Welcome to the 34th Annual Academy for Lifelong Learners!

Senior Americans Day is returning with a new name: Academy for Lifelong Learners!

This “positively ageless” program will once again provide a fun day of education, resources, and social interaction. You do not want to miss it!

Attend In-Person or Online!

At our 34th annual event, enjoy a keynote address presented by Dr. Zorba Paster, host of the Wisconsin Public Radio program Zorba Paster on Your Health. Choose three workshops to attend, where you can learn about health and wellness; equity, diversity, and inclusivity; nature; history; recreational activities and more. 

Take advantage of free health screenings and have a free photo taken in the photo booth for a fun keepsake. Peruse dozens of exhibit booths, pick up valuable information, and register to win the Get-a-Way Prize Package. Enjoy a continental breakfast and lunch with your friends. View detailed agenda and session information. 

Do you prefer the flexibility to attend from the comfort of your home? New this year, portions of Academy for Lifelong Learners will be livestreamed. Join us live online at the opening session and listen to a keynote address presented by Dr. Zorba Paster, host of the Wisconsin Public Radio program Zorba Paster on Your Health. Attend three live online workshops and enjoy closing entertainment provided by Stand in the Light Memory Choir. View online agenda.

Limited Scholarships Are Available

Thanks to the generosity of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation, scholarship funds are available.

If you would like to request a scholarship, email or call UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 (toll free 866-893-2423). A registration specialist will assist you.

Please Note: Do NOT register online if you are requesting a scholarship. If you register online before requesting a scholarship, you will forfeit any potential scholarship award.

Get-a-Way Prize Package

Sponsored By: On The Go Bus

On the Go Bus

You will also have a chance to win a Get-a-Way Prize Package*:

(4) $100 gift certificates for 4 towards any one trip with no expiration date!

*$400 Value!

* Must be present to win.




Online Registration Assistance:

Online registration requires a valid email address and credit card payment at the time of registration. If you would like assistance to register online, UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education volunteers will be available to assist you on a computer at the following locations and dates:

March 10, 2022, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
L.E. Phillips Senior Center
1616 Bellinger St.
Eau Claire, WI

March 10, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls, WI

March 11, 2022, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
2725 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire, WI

To ensure the safety of our participants and staff, all face-to-face programs offered through UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education will consider the current UWEC Campus policy and the potential risks to course participants when setting course requirements regarding masking and social distancing. Participants enrolled in face-to-face classes will be notified of the course safety requirements prior to the class starting.

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*Listing of sponsors does not represent endorsement by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/Extension.

CEU Information

No CEU info applies to this program.

Disability Accommodations

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education encourages children and adults with disabilities or other special needs to participate in our programs whenever possible. If you require a reasonable accommodation, please notify us at least two weeks in advance of the program so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711). All requests are kept confidential.

An EEO/Affirmative Action employer, University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and ADA requirements.

Cancellation Policy

We understand life happens. Should you need to cancel your registration, you may substitute someone to take your place, at any time, at no cost to you. If we cancel a program, we will give you your money back. If you cancel, you will not receive a refund. If you are registered and do not attend the program, you are responsible for the full fee. Contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education for assistance.

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