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Senior Solo Travel Sees a Boost in 2021

December 8, 2021 — When COVID-19 vaccines became available in early 2021, older adults over 50 wasted no time getting vaccinated and back on the road again to travel and experience the world after isolating for months in quarantine. First among that group of older adult travelers were single women – those intrepid solo travelers who yearned to be back out in the world enjoying life. Learn More.


Are Older Americans Traveling Again? Road Scholar Shares Recent Trends

October 18, 2021—Almost 13,000 Americans over the age of 50 have attended Road Scholar's educational programs across the U.S. and around the world since July. Find out what trends the organization is seeing among its participants. Learn More.


Together Again: Grandparents and Grandchildren Reunite on Road Scholar Learning Adventures Beginning This Summer

June 2, 2021—Beginning this July, after more than a year of COVID-induced isolation from their grandkids, grandparents across the country are making up for lost family time by reconnecting with their grandchildren on a Road Scholar learning adventure. Learn More.


Road Scholar is on the Road Again Beginning July 2021

MAY 12, 2021 -After more than a year of coronavirus-induced hibernation, Road Scholar participants will be able to resume their journeys of discovery with the educational travel non-profit once again beginning this July. Learn more


Road Scholar Offers Companionship for Older Adults Over the Holidays

DECEMBER 1, 2020 -To combat the silent epidemic of loneliness, not-for-profit Road Scholar is bringing a virtual world of learning and companionship into the homes of senior citizens across North America. Learn more.


Road Scholar Hosts Virtual Conference on Civil Rights

OCTOBER 20, 2020 - On November 16, 2020, not-for-profit Road Scholar is hosting an online conference on civil rights, live from Montgomery, Ala., the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement. This five-day event includes civil rights experts and activists who share the little-known history not covered in textbooks. Learn more.


Road Scholar Creates a Virtual World of Learning

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 - With the pandemic forcing older adults inside to stay safe, Road Scholar is able to continue its mission by offering a new collection of virtual learning adventures. Learn more


Road Scholar Announces the Launch of Its New World Bazaar

AUGUST 9, 2020 - Road Scholar is launching the Road Scholar World Bazaar in partnership with NOVICA, the leading online marketplace for artisans and craftspeople around the world. The World Bazaar will provide opportunities to connect with and support artisans through a virtual experience. Learn more


Virtual Lectures

APRIL 16, 2020 - We are committed to making learning possible even when travel is not. That’s why we’re releasing a series of free online lectures for adults from our expert instructors around the world. Learn more


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