Universities: Educare for Elders

"I love an exam," bubbles Elma Fox, a University of Kentucky student. "I want to find out what I know." Helen Ellner, a classmate, confesses that "I get so engrossed in class that I never know what time it is." Coed Isabel Cottingham concurs: "I adore this give-and-take with professors."

Has the University of Kentucky found a formula to make education unusually fascinating? Not really. What it has found is a group of unusual students: all are at least 65 years old. In the first program of its kind in the nation, Kentucky...

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