Gerontology Workshop Series

The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute provides high quality education to students and professionals, empowering them to positively impact the lives of older people.

Spring 2017 Workshop Series

The BREATH Pathway: Mindfulness Practices for Veterans

Tuesday, February 7

Presenter: Janice Elich Monroe, Ph.D., Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, Ithaca College

Elder Abuse: Prevalence, Process, and Prevention

Tuesday, March 21

Kristen Lind, Senior Caseworker, Tompkins County Adult Protective Services
Victoria M. Rizzo, Ph.D., LCSW-R, Department of Social Work, Binghamton University

The Nurse’s Perspective

Tuesday, April 11

Stephanie Agurkis, RN, Cayuga Heart Institute, Cayuga Medical Center
Colleen Price, Paramedic, Fire Captain, City of Cortland Fire Department
Patricia J. Schaffer, MSN, RN-BC, CHPN, CCRN-K, PCCN-K, Cayuga Medical Center

All workshops are held at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B), Ithaca, NY
Cost: The fee is $25 per workshop, $60 for all three, or $15 per workshop for retired individuals. 

The registration fee will be refunded if the request is received in writing by the Gerontology Institute no later than two days prior to the workshop. No refunds will be given for cancellation received after this date; however, you may transfer your registration to another person.

To request an accommodation for a disability, please contact Teri Reinemann, or 607-274-1607, as soon as possible.


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We frequently plan these learning opportunities using suggestions from the broader aging services network. If you have suggestions for, or questions about, the content of the workshops, please contact the Gerontology Institute, 607-274-1607, or