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Older Adults

General Information

The Older Adults Department offers free classes at thirty sites around San Francisco for anyone over fifty-five years of age. For further information, please call (415) 452-5839.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of courses in the Older Adults discipline, students will be able to:

  • Exhibit improved written and/or oral expression and critical thinking skills;
  • Demonstrate skills that improve mental and/or physical health to maintain or increase quality of life and to stay active;
  • Demonstrate skills to become active participants in current computer technology;
  • Identify aptitudes in the Arts, understand arts-related concepts, and demonstrate skills that improve technique, mental acuity, and creativity to complete projects.


Noncredit Courses

General Classes


The Arts

Writing and Literature