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Telephone and Online Resources for Seniors

Agency: DOROT
Service Description:

Telephone and Online Resources provide seniors and caregivers in the United States the opportunity to instantly join a wide variety of educational programs and support groups with the use of their phone or computer. Programs include:

- Caregivers' Connections: Offers group discussions over the phone for family caregivers, led by eldercare professionals. Participants speak on the phone in interactive, 50-minute sessions with eldercare professionals and others in the same situation.
- To Your Health: Educates seniors on health concerns through the help of health care professionals. Participants also can connect with their peers for support on health realted matters.
- University Without Walls: Offers an array of over-the-phone or online courses to seniors, based upon interests such as art, history, current events, games, holidays, etc. There are also over-the-phone classes offered in Russian and English for those looking to learning more about English language skills, technology, literature, and citizenship exam preparation.


First time sessions is free. No registration fee. All other courses are at low cost. Scholarships available. Call for more information.


Seniors and caregivers throughout the United States.

Application Instructions:

Call the main phone line or register online to access services.

Last Update: June 21, 2017


171 W 85th St

New York, NY 10024

Web Address:

Areas Served:

United States

Business Hours:

Times vary according to discussion schedule.

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Hotline (212) 769-2850 Questions
Main Phone (877) 819-9147 Toll Free
Fax (212) 769-4989 Fax number for provider




  • Scholarships
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Special Populations

  • Older Adults