Our headquarters on Manhattan’s Upper West Side have reopened! Beginning July 2022, we will again offer a select offering of programs here. All attendees must RSVP in advance and be fully vaccinated and boosted. Our programs are designed for adults 60+ to encourage health and wellness, create social connection among peers, and provide opportunities for dynamic learning and enrichment. Programs are approximately one hour, and participation is FREE.
For those of you who have come to know and love DOROT’s virtual zoom programs, rest assured that we will continue to bring the same vibrant, interactive, and life-enhancing virtual programs right to your home via zoom video and/or telephone.
Click HERE for our Program Calendar.
Click HERE for our Winter 2023 In-Person Program Flyer.
Your safety is our highest priority. Please read our Covid 19 Safety Protocols before attending our In-Person programs.
Opportunities for Volunteers 65+
Find common ground with teens through fun and meaningful intergenerational programming. Connect and build bonds with Generation Z and make an impact in our multi-generational community.
DOROT’s Onsite@Home (OR Virtual Zoom Programs) bring vibrant, interactive, and life-enhancing programs right to your home via Zoom. Onsite@Home classes are designed for adults 60+ to create social connection among peers, encourage health and wellness and provide opportunities for dynamic learning and enrichment. Multiple classes are offered daily and participation is free. Join us for one or more!
Intergenerational After School Chess (In-Person)
Are you 65+ who either plays chess or is interested in learning? DOROT’s Intergenerational Chess Program welcomes you! Become part of this meaningful community service program.
Health & Wellness Classes
DOROT’s exercise and wellness classes, created for older adults who can benefit from a wide range of low-impact options, help with physical and emotional well-being. Participants credit these programs with inspiring them to stay fit and active, and engaged within the community.
Legacy Arts Workshops
DOROT’s Legacy Arts workshops provide opportunities for older adults to explore their important stories and meaningful memories. Multi-week workshops facilitated by expert arts educators are offered in different media, including memoir writing, storytelling, poetry, studio art classes and more.
Advance Care Planning
People of all ages need to document what they want from their end-of-life care, and to share their wishes with those closest to them. DOROT’s advance care planning programs help ensure that older adults can make thoughtful, knowledgeable and independent decisions for themselves.
Discussion Groups & Social Gatherings
DOROT has something for everyone!
A lively debate about current events? A dynamic discussion with other book lovers? Social meetups for decluttering? Or a friendly game of mah jongg? Seniors can enjoy a full range of one-time and ongoing discussion groups and gatherings that enrich life and offer meaningful social connections.
Homelessness Prevention and Aftercare Program/Community Partnership Program
DOROT is committed to continuing programming for formerly homeless older adults and those in need with services previously offered by the Homelessness Prevention and Aftercare Programs through our new Community Partnership Program.