Plus 50 Lifelong Learning


Plus 50 Sites and Programs

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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
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
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Example offsite courses include yoga, dance, Spanish, and scrapbooking.  One must register at the specific senior center for these courses and to see the list of classes available.

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


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Certificate in Aging Studies Part 1SEF-3001IX2
Gain a well-rounded understanding of issues regarding aging and learn how you can better serve older adults as they face various challenges in their lives. Aging studies, also called gerontology, is one of the fastest growing areas of study in the U.S. and is an expanding a...
Certificate in Aging Studies Part 2SEF-3001IY2
At a time when our nation's population is living longer and healthier lives, this new certificate was created to prepare individuals with vision to transform "old age" into “long life.” Part II will focus on coping with transitions, health care planning, accessing the aging...
Chakra YogaCSP-4000HE2
Chakras are channels of communication between the brain and the body. Explore the poses associated with the chakras, which correspond to the nerve plexuses along our spine. They allow the flow of life force energy, called prana or chi. For fun, wear the color associated with...
Computer Keyboarding IntroductionSEF-3001FB2
Keyboarding skills are essential today. This course will help students with little or no typing experience learn proper techniques for typing with all fingers, without hesitation, and for improving speed and accuracy.
Financial Planning in the Shadow of DementiaCSP-4000HT2
Today more than 15 million Americans are caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. As Baby Boomers continue to age, the number of people needing care is expected to grow exponentially. Learn about the importance of financial planning in t...
Gentle Yoga Utilizing PropsCSP-4000HC2
Yoga is a whole-body exercise program for people of all ages. Yoga focuses on uniting the body, mind and spirit through movement, breathing and relaxation. With the help of props like chairs and towels, students can learn poses to achieve proper alignment and fit their own b...
Grieve the Write WayCSP-4000IX2
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.
Healthy AgingSEF-7999E
As the U.S. population ages, opportunities abound for working with seniors in various settings that support quality of life. This certificate program presents an overview of the aspects of aging and health in the later years. It helps to build a foundation for the treatment...
Hire Yourself: Create Your Own CareerHRD-3004BM2
Explore opportunities for self-employment with little startup expenses. Learn about various possibilities for launching and developing a business of your own and how to get started. If your work history is less than ideal or if you have limited education, a criminal record,...
Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature ProfessionalHRD-3006V2
Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for the talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today’s employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries...