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Posted by Positive Aging Community on 11/08/2023

Learning Adventures Across the Globe with Road Scholar


Not-for-profit Road Scholar is the world’s largest and most innovative creator of experiential learning opportunities that inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Learn about this program and how it uses inspiring instructors, spirited conversations, new friends, new experiences to deliver a focus on learning, value and attention to details. 

Kelly Espy Road Scholar Traveler

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Powerpoint Presentation: Road Scholar PP 11_4_23.pdf

Chat Transcript

12:09:29     From  Linda Smibert : I wish I could stay but in a schedule..is there a recording to access? yes..a nurse is forever a nurse.????

12:09:58     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : YES RECORDING WILL BE AT PROAGING.COM LATER TODAY

12:11:01     From  Laura Heinrich   to   Hosts and panelists : Loved the grandparent programs all over the US with my granddaughter from age 6-16. Really enjoyed the other grandparents I met

12:13:53     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : WWW.ROADSCHOLAR.ORG/AMBASSADOR500

12:14:01     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : KELLY ESPY

12:30:04     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Learn more at www.roadscholar.org/grants

12:32:39     From  Tracy Faulkner   to   Hosts and panelists : How about travel insurance or medical evacuation programs?

12:34:13     From  Tracy Faulkner   to   Hosts and panelists : Asked and answered.  Thank you, Steve!

12:38:35     From  Elva Roy : Clarify the emergency assistance please. I think Kelly was trying to say that it just gets you "to the hospital" or "treatment." It doesn't replace travel insurance?

12:39:02     From  Patricia Dubroof : I'm heading to Kuala Lumpur this March and thoughts or suggestions?

12:39:23     From  Gwen El Sawi   to   Hosts and panelists : How many countries are there programs ?

12:39:50     From  Albert Santiago   to   Hosts and panelists : I am newly retired from full-time work.  Kelly, thank you for sharing information about Road Scholar.  I am looking forward to learning more about the program on the website.

12:41:13     From  Tom DeMuth : Are there any trips for individuals that are unable to walk long distances?

12:42:06     From  Tom DeMuth : Just answered my question!

12:44:07     From  Patricia C : Are there any short trips? 3-4 days

12:46:12     From  Patricia Dubroof : Assisting Hands Home Care can provide this much needed respite care for the home caregiver so you can travel!!! Patricia Dubroof 301-363-2587 pdubroof@assistinghands.com

12:49:20     From  Patricia C : Hospice programs can also assist with finding respite care.

12:50:01     From  Patricia Dubroof : I just checked road scholar and it doesn't look like they go to Malaysia!! :(

12:54:12     From  Albert Santiago   to   Hosts and panelists : Steve-would mind speaking briefly about the ProAging Community at the end.  Thank you

12:54:57     From  Antoinette Jeffries   to   Hosts and panelists : Must leave to prepare for another meeting. Great info. Will certainly ck with Road Scholar for my next trip.

12:55:35     From  Albert Santiago   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you so much!

12:55:39     From  Grace Critton   to   Hosts and panelists : Payment options?

12:56:10     From  Ruth DeHart : Thank you Kelly and Steve. Fabulous!

12:56:22     From  Elva Roy : Thank you Steve and Kelly. Great info. Steve, you're the best facilitator!!

12:56:43     From  Clareen Heikal : Excellent!  Thanks for the encouragement to venture out for travel,

12:58:37     From  Jean Ivory : Thanks for this info. I too, am a widow and miss traveling with my husband.

12:59:21     From  Laura Heinrich   to   Hosts and panelists : I would like to know more about solo travel and single room

12:59:58     From  Tracy Faulkner   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you, Kelly.  Excellent resource.

13:02:32     From  Patricia Dubroof : Sorry, have to go to a 1pm meeting.


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