Silver Connections 55+ Group

Silver Connections is The LOFT's LGBT 55+ Senior Outreach Program.

Silver Connections is designed to encourage socialization and continued learning in adults, 55 and older. The group holds meetings focused around learning new topics and skills, inter-generational conversation, peer support, and community outings.

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Silver Connections hosts two Open Houses on the 2nd Saturday & 4th Tuesday of each month. These meetings feature a community presenter and lite lunch, and run from 11:30am to 1:00pm.

Next Open House Meetings:

Saturday, April 14th & Tuesday, April 24th

Next Silver Connections Outing:

Thursday, April 19th at 11:30am - Trip to NYBG (see below for details)


Saturday, April 14th Showcase:

Benefits of Exercise & Fitness Workshop

presented by Sheila Clark-Hawkins

11:30am-1:00pm

Join us to learn all about SilverSneakers, the benefits of exercise, and participate in a fitness demonstration where you'll be able to get up and moving!

Please dress in comfortable clothes and sneakers!


Tuesday, April 24th Showcase:

1st Annual Green Party!

11:30am-1:00pm

Celebrate Earth Day this year with Silver Connections at our FIRST ANNUAL Green Party!

Our "Green Party" will include:

 Earth-friendly food 

 Nature-inspired crafts and activities 

 Guided breathing, stretching & mindfulness exercises 

 And discussion on how we can protect dear old mother nature year round! 

This will be an outdoor event (weather permitting).

All are welcome!


April OUTing:

Silver Connections Visits The Botanical Gardens!

Join Silver Connections on a trip to the NYBG to see the Annual Orchid Show!

When: Thursday, April 19th at 11:30am

Now in it's 16th year, The Orchid Show showcases thousands of dramatically displayed orchids in the Enid A. Haupit Conservatory featuring a series of installations crafted by Daniel Ost.

Tickets are $20 (deadline to RSVP: Monday, April 16th)

Three ways to purchase your ticket:

1. Purchase over the phone with Shepard at (914) 948-2932 x13

2. Purchase in-person at The LOFT

3. OR email/call Shepard (shepard@loftgaycenter.org) to RSVP, and purchase your ticket at the door to the gardens on April 19th

Please note: Transportation for this trip will not be provided.


The LOFT's Silver Connections program is made possible by grants from the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, New York State Department of Health, New York State Office for Aging, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.