Silver Connections 55+ Program

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

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


Due to COVID-19, some events are virtual while others are in-person.


The Silver Connections Program Schedule includes both daytime inter-generational programs & 55+ specific programs.

Click the links below to learn more about each group.

Virtual: Spirituality Support & Discussion Group (all ages), Tuesday, December 6th and 20th | 11:30am-1pm

In-Person: Unity Table (all ages), Sunday, December 11th | 11:30am-1pm

In-Person: Silver Connections Lunch & Learn, Tuesday December 20th | 11:30-1pm

Virtual: 55+ Peer Support Group, Sunday, December 11th and 25th | 2:30-4pm 

In-Person at The LOFT LGBTQ+ Center!

Unity Table

Sunday | December 11, 2022 | 11:30am-1pm | Canceled for Holiday Brunch

Lunch & Learn

Tuesday | December 20, 2022 | 11:30am-1:00pm


For more information, please contact The LOFT's Program Manager, Sophie Gourgiotis (they/them) at
[email protected] or (914) 948-2932 x13

Enroll Now: Health for Life Program (HeLP)

Are you living with a chronic health condition, or providing care to someone with a chronic health condition? Would you like to learn how to better self-manager your medical care?

This spring, The LOFT and Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services are teaming up to offer the Health for Life Program (HeLP) virtually for LOFT community members!

The HeLP series is open to Westchester residents, ages 55 and older living with a chronic health condition (COVID-19, asthma, diabetes, high blood-pressure, etc). Caregivers of all ages are also welcome!

This interactive program is completely free to attend and will be held over 6 weeks. The sessions can either be offered by Zoom (once a week for 2 hours) or by phone (once a week for 1 hour), depending on group interest.

This series will cover:

  • Care management for chronic conditions
  • Guidance on how to best communicate with medical professionals and family
  • Money-saving tips for medical visits
  • A free reference book, exercise & relaxation CDs, which you can keep!

Please contact The LOFT to register: [email protected] or (914) 948-2932 x13

We will determine the date/time for this series based on group availability, so please be sure to indicate which days, times, and method of participating (Zoom or phone) work best for you!

View the Zoom flyer here | View the phone flyer here

Click to view all groups on our calendar!