Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

2019 Plus 50 Expo

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Plus 50 Sites and Programs


In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County:


Apex Community Center 919-249-3402 53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502
Cary Senior Center 919-469-4061 120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513
Cedar Fork Community Center 919-463-7100 1050 Town Hall Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560
Eastern Wake Senior Center 919-365-4248 323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591 
Garner Senior Center 919-779-0122 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Knightdale Recreation Center 919-217-2232 101 Lawson Ridge Rd. Knightdale, NC 27545
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Become an Entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

Launch Your Business

Retired to Re-hired!

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Career Transitions Forum

Course Details & Registration Information

Grieve the Write Way
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
214806 Beltline Education Center 09/10/2019 09/24/2019 $55.00 8/8
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Those that would like to help someone or that are struggling with grief and loss or simply wishing to continue along a path toward healing.
Grief is as individual and unique an experience as we are individual and unique human beings. This class features guided writing exercises to allow those struggling with grief and loss of any kind to start the healing process – or to continue on a path toward healing.
Course Objectives
  1. learn to help those struggling with grief and loss to either kick start the healing process or continue along a path toward healing by both addressing and processing grief and loss through prompt, narrative and experiential guided writing.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Sentence filler guided prompts
    *7 separate prompts
    *free writing on each prompt for 2 minutes
    *sharing short paragraphs
  2. Using poetry adaptation with well-known poems
    *group brainstorming word lists about before loss and after loss
    *hand out poem and read aloud
    *hand out poem with blanks within the body of the poem
    *rewrite or adapt poem with own set of words (can refer to group brainstorm list to assist)
    *sharing new adapted poem
  3. Narrative writing
    *One shared starting guided prompt for group, story starter
    *Several words spoken during writing period (10 words), one word each 1.5-minute time period while ongoing writing
    *sharing story
  4. Letter writing and journaling
    *Write a letter to your loss or write a journal entry about how you feel today about your loss
    *sharing entry or letter
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Notebook and pen/pencil
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Those that would like to help someone or that are struggling with grief and loss or simply wishing to continue along a path toward healing.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Michael Langer