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You Made My Day!

You Made My Day!

DOROT is proud to recognize the outstanding dedication and achievement of our volunteers, who enrich the lives of the elderly by visiting, delivering holiday packages and birthday cakes, and much more. Read more.


At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence

“The difference between those stuck at home and those able to participate in life beyond their front doors… depends on [seniors’] environments and on assistance.” DOROT’s Door to Door program, mentioned in this NYT article, is one such way seniors can get to medical appointments, run errands, and generally engage with others outside their homes. Read more.

Celebrating 39 Years

Over $520,000 was raised at DOROT’s 39th Annual Spring Benefit honoring Lainie Kaye and Brett Kaplan & Rita and Phil Kaye on Thursday, June 4th. About 260 people attended the event at the Museum of the City of New York. View photos.

9 Life Lessons From My 90-Year-OId Friend

9 Life Lessons From My 90-Year-OId Friend

I met Arthur six years ago, thanks to an online ad. A community-based nonprofit called DOROT — meaning “generations” in Hebrew — was looking for volunteers to visit older New Yorkers, many of whom couldn’t easily leave their homes. Read more.

Chess

Bridging the Generation Gap With Chess

Zachary Targoff started a chess program a year ago in April at DOROT, a Jewish social services organization on the Upper West Side that works to make older adults less socially isolated. To that end, and with the support of Zach and his parents, DOROT brings together teenagers and seniors to play chess. (Appeared in Wall Street Journal 5-21-15) Read more.


Chess

Intergenerational Chess at DOROT

Share your love of the game and bring a smile to a senior. Register today.


DOROT Wellness Program Turns 20

DOROT Wellness Program Turns 20

Our Wellness Program celebrates its 20th anniversary this year offering a wide variety of classes to enhance health and increase opportunities for socializing.
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