Plus 50 Lifelong Learning

2019 Plus 50 Expo

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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
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


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Career Readiness for the Child/Elder Care ProviderHRD-3004AV4
Learn more about becoming a child or elder care provider! Explore child and elder care provider roles, job duties, working and learning environments, social aspects of the industry, and career/educational options. Learn to analyze your personal career interests. Develop orga...
Chakra Yoga for Plus 50CSP-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.
Creating a Backyard Wildlife GardenCSP-4000IR2
Anyone can create a safe and natural space for plants and wildlife. Learn about planting and providing property to enhance land for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife which can become critical for an eco-friendly habitat. Students will learn to create a safe and natural...
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 Props for Plus 50CSP-4000HC2
Yoga is a whole-body exercise program for people of all ages. With the help of props like chairs and towels, students can learn poses to achieve proper alignment and fit their own bodies more comfortably.
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,...
Income Tax Planning 101SEF-3001ER2
Learn about personal income tax returns, deductions, IRA contributions, tax-saving strategies, and more. This course is part of the Finance Academy series, for those who want to know more about investing, home buying, long-term care, and retirement.
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