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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – December Issue Available Now

The November issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of interesting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include a message of hope, a historical society visit, a successful fundraiser, an update on the upcoming webinar series and exciting travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read the December Newsletter for all of the details.

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2018 Osher Institutes Conference Photos

Although the 2018 Osher Institutes Conference has ended, the memories can continue to live on through the photos, which were professionally taken by renowned event services company PSAV. Hundreds and hundreds of photos were captured over the course of the Conference, and the best of the best are currently being posted on the official NRC Facebook […]

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Celebrating the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

The 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference; held in Scottsdale, Arizona from October 22nd to October 24th; has just come to a close. We were fortunate to have wonderful Arizona weather and wonderful presenters. The conference provided ample opportunities to network, learn, and celebrate the mission of lifelong learning. Osher Institute directors, staff, and member leaders from […]

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2018 OLLI Conference Video Greeting

For each Osher Conference, the NRC creates a video greeting comprised of a selected song and video greetings sent in from our OLLIs. The OLLI Conference Video Greeting is then shared during a General Session and is an opportunity for OLLI’s to greet their OLLI friends from all across the country and represent their institute. […]

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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – November Issue Available Now

The November issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include a book review, an educational Rome tour, a successful Southern Regional Conference for Learning in Retirement, an update on the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference and exciting travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read […]

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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – October Issue Available Now

The October issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of interesting events occurring throughout the Osher network. Features include a climate change workshop, a successful resource fair focused on aging gracefully, a touching story of gratitude, an exciting mentorship program, unique learning opportunities and enriching travel opportunities for Osher Institute members. Read […]

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Osher Institute Network Newsletters – September Issue Available Now

The September issue of the Osher Institute Network Newsletter highlights a variety of exciting topics throughout the Osher network. Features include a summer lecture series, a successful aging summit, a heartfelt thank you for OLLI volunteers, information about the 2019 Southern Regional Conference for Learning in Retirement, unique learning opportunities and exciting travel opportunities for […]

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William & Mary Joins the Osher Network

With funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation, the Christopher Wren Association (CWA) at William & Mary has become the newest Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Located in Williamsburg, Virginia,

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Plenary Session Descriptions – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Monday, 3:30 – 4:45pm Welcome to the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference The opening plenary session will provide a general orientation of the conference agenda, staff introductions, and some inspiring words from our Bernard Osher Foundation colleagues. An overview of the 2018-20 Osher NRC Strategic Plan will be presented, as well as the first of […]

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LLI Directory

A Comprehensive National Lifelong Learning Institute Directory

Recently, the Osher NRC embarked on a collaborative project with The National Association for Area Agencies on Aging(N4A). This project, engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults, is responsible for creating materials for use by the large community of service providers within the aging network.

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

We’re happy to announce that the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference is Dr. Elizabeth H. Blackburn. Dr. Blackburn won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2009 for discovering the molecular nature of telomeres,

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Breakout Session Descriptions – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:45am Civil Discussions on Contemporary Issues At a time when the American public is divided, is there a better way of talking about critical issues? Civil discourse is essential to OLLI learning communities. Embracing diverse perspectives on subjects ensures vitality, relevance, and further learning. The National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) publishes issue […]

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Transportation Options – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Airport The closest major airport to the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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Dining, Dress & Weather – 2018 Osher Institutes National Conference

Dining Our aim is to provide well-balanced, nutritious meals and snacks during the conference, as well as enough variety to accommodate attendees with particular eating preferences. If you have any special dietary needs, please let us know in June by filling out the appropriate area on your registration form. For those attendees who need to […]

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