Older Adults

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West Valley offers the community opportunities for lifelong learning, personal growth, and enrichment through our Older Adults Program.

Courses for Older Adults are tuition-free to community members and offer a wide variety of topics taught by skilled professionals in each subject.

Our classes are specifically designed for adults age 55 and over, and offer a welcoming and engaging environment for students of all levels. Students develop mental acuity and physical dexterity while learning and honing new skills in a variety of topics.

Everyday movement as we age enables us to stay fit. This course is designed to enhance overall conditioning by incorporating a variety of functional exercises that increase the ability to successfully navigate daily activities.

This balance course addresses the importance of maintaining a high level of balance and mobility especially as we age. A good foundation of balance is essential to performing basic activities of daily living and being able to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle.

This noncredit course expands the students’ knowledge of economic, social, governmental, historical, geographic, and cultural issues. Students also expand communication skills as they expand knowledge of world, national, and local issues and become better informed community members.

Each instructor of NCAD 140 chooses a specific topic and focus for each CRN section of the course.

This noncredit course expands students’ knowledge of art and crafts while they explore artistic expression and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the production of art and crafts items for personal use and gifts.

This non-credit course offers the older adult student the opportunity to explore jazz music and ensemble performance and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the production of musical performances.

This non-credit course explores musical historical topics while they explore artistic expression and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the understanding of music through the ages.

This noncredit course offers the older adult student the opportunity to explore classical orchestral music and ensemble performance and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the production of musical performances. Placement audition for skill assessment and seating required.

This noncredit course offers the older adult student the opportunity to explore classical choral music and ensemble performance and its place in our culture as well as other cultures. It provides an opportunity for practical application, using diverse media and techniques in the production of musical performances.

Locations: West Valley offers courses for Older Adults throughout the community and at our main campus. Please check the schedule for locations.
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Last Updated 9/19/22