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Collaboration Announced Between the University of Cincinnatis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and Llanfair Retirement Community

University of Cincinnatis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Llanfair Retirement Community is pleased to announce a partnership with the University of Cincinnatis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Beginning with classes in the fall 2014 Term, members of OLLI will be able to attend opportunities for lifetime learning on the Llanfair campus.

“Llanfair Retirement Community is proud to be the newest partner site with OLLI, welcoming life-long learning opportunities to western Cincinnati on our centrally-located College Hill campus, said Sheena Parton, Executive Director, Llanfair Retirement. Commitment to lifelong learning is a key belief at Llanfair. As a Masterpiece Living community, we challenge ourselves and our residents to actively engage every day spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially. Partnering with OLLI allows us to expand our continuing education to older adults 55 years of age and better.”

OLLI at the University of Cincinnati offers great classes and terrific teachers in a relaxed, informal environment. OLLIs motto is no tests, no papers, no grades. Each year OLLI offers more than 400 courses ranging from eight-week long seminars to two-hour presentations on a wide range of topics, covering the arts, Cincinnati-specific topics, history, lifestyle, medical, science, social and travel.

Currently more than 1100 members take one or more of OLLIs 170 eight-week courses each quarter at either the Tangeman University Center, UC Blue Ash campuses or off the UC campus at Adath Israel, Sycamore Senior Center, and Spring Grove Cemetery.

Adding Llanfairs Westside location expands OLLIs reach to conveniently serve more students, said Cate OHara, Program Director, OLLI at University of Cincinnati.

Anyone aged 50+ is eligible to join OLLI and take courses. The only prerequisite is a desire to learn; no college degree is required. Classes at Llanfair will be held Fridays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Called Fab Fridays, the curriculum will be a onetime course, special program or event.

For more information contact the Marketing Department at Llanfair at 513.591.4503, or OLLIs Program Office at 513.556.9186.

About Llanfair Retirement Community Llanfair Retirement Community offers independent and assisted living, rehabilitation and long term care. Llanfair is one of 12 retirement communities owned and operated by OPRS Communities, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), headquartered in Columbus. Since 1922 OPRS has defined the highest standards of quality life for older adults. Each year, OPRS serves more than 73,000 people annually through its wholly owned subsidiaries OPRS Communities and Senior Independence Home Health and Hospice.

About Cincinnatis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) The mission of OLLI is to provide opportunities for lifetime learning and social interaction to the mature residents of Greater Cincinnati. OLLI at the University of Cincinnati is part of a network of 125 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes throughout America and shares the resources of such quality institutions as Brandeis, Carnegie Mellon, University of Dayton, Duke, New York University, Northwestern, Penn State, California-Berkeley, University of Michigan, and more.


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