New York Elder Care Resources

New York Continuing Education Resources

State and public Long Island universities are able to offer courses to senior citizens on a space-available basis from little to no cost. Private universities may offer discounts to seniors who are looking to audit regular credit courses. Please consult the following universities in your area for more information on their continuing education programs for seniors.

In addition to universities, Nassau BOCES also offers night classes for adults and seniors at a discounted price. The Dorot University Without Walls for seniors who have limited mobility. Classes are held by professionals and volunteers over the phone, and all participants are able to speak to one another and hear each other.

There is also the Long Island Talking Books Library that provides educational materials via sound recordings for those who are unable to read due to sight or other physical impairments. The Nassau County Library System may also be able to deliver books to residents in the area who have limited mobility.

Adelphi University - Guest Scholar Program (ABLE)


P.O. Box 701, Garden City, 11530

BOCES - Nassau Technical Center


1196 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, 11590

DOROT - University Without Walls


171 West 85th Street, New York 10024

Dowling College - Continuing Education


150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, 11769

Hofstra University


250 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11550

Long Island Talking Books Library


627 N Sunrise Hwy, Bellport, 11713

Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus - Senior Adult Programs


720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, 11548

Molloy College

516-678-5000 ext. 6207

1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, 11570

Nassau Community College


Stewart Avenue, Garden City, 11530

Nassau Library System


900 Jerusalem Ave. Uniondale, 11553

New York Institute of Technology - School of Extended Education


Northern Blvd and Valentines Lane, Old Westbury, 11568

Suffolk County Community College - Office of Continuing Education


Brentwood, 11717

SUNY Farmingdale - Institute for Learning in Retirement


2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, 11735

SUNY Old Westbury


223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, 11568

SUNY Stony Brook


Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, 11794