Older Adults

Classes specifically designed for older adults


  • Fall 2020 instruction will be primarily offered online through live video conference format with a few exceptions.  See updated Fall list for meeting details. 
  • Currently, our in-person, on-campus services are being offered remotely.

Courses for Older Adults are offered 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. 

For information regarding Older Adult Creative Art, Creative English, Creative Music, Creative Theatre, and Self Management classes, contact:
Ken Harris at keharris1@pipeline.sbcc.edu (805) 898-8140
Lauren Roberts at ltroberts@pipeline.sbcc.edu (805) 898-8142

Vitality Program

We offer over 60 offsite classes per week at independent, assisted, and memory care facilities in our community. Classes engage the mind and enhance social connection. We are proud to partner with 13 locations in our community. Adult children are also invited to participate in these classes with their parents.

For information about our Vitality program, contact:
Jeanette Chian at jchianbrooks@sbcc.edu 
(805) 683-8289
Emma L. Cruz at cruze@sbcc.edu (805) 683-8282.