Resources for senior learners

PLATO is a nonprofit organization serving more than 900 lifelong learners living in and around Dane County.  All our members share a passion for learning and a desire to stay engaged with the world and with others who share their interests. PLATO is an ideal way to learn, contribute to others’ learning, enjoy new experiences, and meet new friends. No formal education or university affiliation is necessary to join.

UW Retirement Association
The UW Retirement Association is a membership organization for retired faculty and staff. The association promotes the interests, health, and welfare of its members through a diverse program of activities and information, including presentations on topics of interest to retired members. The annual membership fee is $20.

Wisconsin Alumni Lifelong Learning
The Wisconsin Alumni Association offers UW alumni and friends a campus connection through educational programs, including the annual Grandparents University®.

Web Sites of Interest
National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes
UW-Madison Institute on Aging
National Center for Creative Aging
Civic Ventures
Peace Corps