GetSetUp is provided by the California State Library through their Career Pathways program and is a social learning platform for individuals 50 plus, taught by peers in live online classes who are experts in their field.
GetSetUp is an online community of people who want to learn new skills, connect with others, and unlock new life experiences. GetSetUp offers live classes taught by peers who are experts in their field, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults. Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Mandarin.
Access the GetSetUp website through the Lake County Library. You can use the coupon code CSL-Lake while booking classes to waive any class fees.
- What is GetSetUp?
GetSetUp is on a mission to help the third of the world's population who are over 55 to learn new skills, connect with others and unlock new life experiences. Older adults have incredible knowledge to share and new mountains (literally and figuratively) to climb, but until now they haven't had their own place to pursue their passions and continue creating, growing, and giving back.
- How can I sign up for GetSetUp?
Access the GetSetUp website to register your free account. For any paid classes - you can use the coupon code CSL-Lake to waive all fees.
You may use an email address and mobile phone number to sign up for GetSetUp. If you don't have an email address you may be able to sign up for one for free from any of the following providers:
If you need more help getting started or don't have a mobile phone number, GetSetUp can help over the phone via a Toll-Free Number available on the GetSetUp homepage.
- How does GetSetUp work?
GetSetUp has online classes that are designed to appeal to older adults. You can choose from hundreds of live classes taught by peers who are experts in their field. There are classes in many categories including: Aging in Place, Art, Business, Creativity, Technology, Health, and More. Just want to socialize? There are also social hours built around specific interests as well.
- How do I get help from GetSetUp?
You can sign up for a new member info session or read Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) by clicking the Help link on the GetSetUp website. If you need help booking a class, you can also e-mail or call GetSetUp and they'll get you started.