Gold LEAF Institute is one of 17 senior colleges in the state of Maine. To learn more, go to the
Maine Senior College Network

Road Scholar Institute Network (RSIN)

[Formerly named Elderhostel Institute Network (EIN)]

Newsletter, with articles and information, is online at asp

The Community Connector, sponsored by the Franklin Community Health Network:

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

Farmington Downtown Association

RSD #9 Adult Education Click here for the current list of class offerings.

Narrow Gauge Cinema is an on-line resource for Maine seniors. The people who work on the site gladly accept information, corrections, etc., so feel free to contact them. Gold LEAF sent them some information about the Maine Senior College Network, and they quickly incorporated it into the site.


Here is some information from the Emergency Preparedness class that was held for Gold LEAF members on Tuesday, November 16, 2010:

Web site for the book discussed during class: tools/living/index.htm
Other listings of interest: tools/
There are some tips for everyone from the EMA on the web site: http://www.franklincountyema. org/db

Maine Senior College Network Links

National Resource Center

The National Resource Center for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes plays a lead role in disseminating information on effective educational programming for older learners. In addition to providing information and connections via a web site, the Resource Center publishes a national research journal, plans an annual national conference, and provides a number of other ways for OLLIs and the Maine Senior College Network to connect with one another.

Encore Leadership Corps (ENcorps)

ENCorps is about taking care of all of Maine, from its beautiful natural resources to its cities and towns and the people who live here. ENCorps is designed specifically for Mainers 50 years of age and older, regardless of their background or experience.

Maine Association of Retirees (MAR)

The Maine Association of Retirees (MAR) exists to protect and expand the rights and benefits of Maine retired teachers, state/county/municipal government employees, and to support a fiscally sound retirement system. MAR has 15,000+ members. One of the benefits MAR offers to its members is reimbursement of senior college costs (up to $25/year) for active participation.

2-1-1 Maine Resource Directory: Get Connected. Get Answers

The 2-1-1 Maine Resource Directory includes agency, program and service information as well intake procedures, eligibility requirements, hours of operation, web addresses and other vital information.

MPBN Lifelong Learning - Beyond the Classroom

This MPBN Media Archive invites the Maine Senior College Network to upload their recorded classes to this site.

A new social network for Maine's Lifelong Learners.

Creative Commons License

With a Creative Commons license, you keep your copyright but allow people to copy and distribute your work provided they give you credit — and only on the conditions you specify when setting up your license. Their website walks you through a series of questions to help you select the best license for your particular creative property.