In and near Brookline you can find a wealth of opportunities for learning that range from forums on independent living, to exercise classes, to arts and crafts, to honing one's skill on a computer or flute, and much more.

Arboretum artists - photo by Mimi Katz

Educational Forums and Courses

An important objective of BrooklineCAN is to encourage and promote successful independent living. Toward that end we offer a variety of lectures and panel discussions along with our partners – the Brookline Senior Center, Goddard House, Jewish Family & Children's Services and Brookline Adult and Community Education.

Recent forums have tackled such questions as whether and how to adapt your home environment, which housing option is right for you, what is the right time for downsizing, which legal documents should be saved, and how to get rid of stuff while preserving memories.

Here is a listing of upcoming events: