Older Adult courses are designed to address the educational needs and personal interests of older adults (50 years and older), focusing on topics that promote independence, advocacy, community engagement, self-maintenance, personal growth, physical and cognitive health, career development, and economic self-sufficiency. Credentialed instructors provide instruction in an array of classes which include sewing techniques, art, music appreciation, discussion groups, and life review/journaling.
Certificates are not offered for these individual courses
Designed for older adult students with all levels of sewing abilities. Emphasis on the development and use of good sewing techniques to build confidence for task completion, craft-related problem-solving skills, including appropriate application of some speed-sewing techniques, the use of commercial patterns, proper fit, and independent creation of patterns for personal projects to support social/personal.
Steps to Get Started
Use the guide below to start taking Older Adults classes. For more detailed instructions, go to How to Take Noncredit Classes.
- Check course availability in Schedule of Classes
To find Older Adults courses in the class schedule, look for the subject “Older Adults”.