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Four staff members, three faculty, and four students from the Gerontology Institute traveled to Rochester, New York on October 15 for the State Society on Aging of New York’s Annual Conference, built around the theme, Caregiving for an Aging Population.

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The Third Annual National Positive Aging Conference will be held at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, December 7 thru 9. Recognized experts in the field of aging will lead plenary sessions and concurrent workshops, discussions, demonstrations, and experiential activities in four general theme areas: Wellness, Creativity,...

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The effect of exercise and physical activity on sensory, motor, and cognitive functioning in old age has been the primary research focus of the fall 2009 Gerontology Institute distinguished speaker, Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Ph.D.

On Thursday, October 29, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall, Chodzko-Zajko will present a lecture titled "Physical Activity and Successful Aging." This lecture is free and open to the public. There will be a reception after the presentation.

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ITHACA, NY — The brain is not immune to age-related changes; cells can and do “wear out” with age. But according to Gene Cohen — founder and director of the Center on Aging, Health and Humanities at George Washington University and keynote speaker at this year’s annual conference of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute...

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The Caregiver Support Group will meet Noon - 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18 in the Gerontology Resource Room (413 CHS). 

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