Information on how to stay busy and entertained
Information on networking and technology
Virtual programming for older adults:
Directory of programs: https://www.liveon-ny.org/virtual-activities
OATS/Senior Planet: Check out the classes at https://seniorplanet.org/.
You can also call the National Tech Hotline at 920-666-1959.
Telephonic programming for older adults:
DOROT’s University Without Walls online courses: https://www.dorotusa.org/our-programs/at-home/university-without-walls
Tech device refurbishment & job training program (model in upstate NY):
Ithaca ReUse: https://ithacareuse.org/remap/
Designing technology with older people in mind:
GrandPad (tablet): https://www.grandpad.net/
Breezie (software): https://www.breezie.com/
Phone call/letter writing programs:
WH SeniorLink: https://www.whseniorlink.org/
NY Times article on intergenerational pen pals:
IMAGE: NYC: The Interactive Map of Aging: http://imagenyc.nyam.org/ .
Video tutorials are available at http://imagenyc.nyam.org/how-to/
Contact info for Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams:
Nan Blackshear, Community Affairs Director: email@example.com
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Spend an hour a day cleaning up your emails. We are all getting overwhelmed and
most information is obsolete 2 days later.
Free tai-chi classes with experienced teacher at the
Park Slope Center for Successful Aging.
First, easily join the PSCSA by sending an email to Matt Abrams, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling the center at 718-832-3726.
Once you are a member you can join the Zoom classes with Tzyanne.
Many GNPS members feel her classes are extremely helpful.
Free dance classes for seniors
From our friends at the Y
Attend a live yoga class from home Start with beginner videos.
Remember it's about breathing and letting go,
What's doing in NYC Parks
Parks At Home
Free theater performances from National Theater
National Theater Free Performances
Our neighbor Patrick Stewart’s doing his part. A very good idea.
Visit our beautiful National Parks Guided tours & breathtaking scenery
Senior Planet Offerings
Senior Planet schedule of online events
92Y@Home During this time, we are exploring innovative and creative ways to keep you, our community, engaged and connected.
92st Y at home programs
The Morgan Library & Museum
These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video)
Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
New York Times: COPING AT HOME
What to watch, listen to and cook during a self-quarantine. This site updated daily
nytimes.com/games – some free. Archived crosswords free
The Metropolitan Opera announced it will stream encore performances of some of its most famed shows to the public and it will all be completely free.
Metropolitan Opera Free Streaming Events
Netflix Party lets friends have movie nights while social distancing. Here's how it works
more to come. suggestions are welcome!