“INTERGENERATIONAL BOOK CLUB” PROGRAM
WHAT An intergenerational book club for seniors and students.
WHYTo provide senior and youth socialization and interaction and to generate an intergenerational dialogue with varying perspectives.
New York, NY, USA.
New York, NY, USA.
"Share your love of books and exchange ideas in this intergenerational book club for seniors and schoolchildren. Participants read the same book, then gather at a school or at DOROT's headquarters on the Upper West Side to discuss the book. A facilitator leads the discussion."
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DOROT's programs are open to all seniors.