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ITHACA, NY—An expert on aging and its effects on the brain will give a free public address at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Dr. Gene Cohen will discuss “The Mature Mind and the Aging Brain: Positive Changes & Creativity in the Second Half of Life” at 7 p.m. in the Nabenhauer Room of the Whalen Center. His talk is sponsored by the ...

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Billy Taylor -- named by Vogue as "the most exciting pianist in the jazz world today and its most articulate spokesman" -- will inaugurate Ithaca College's Enduring Masters series with a free appearance on Saturday, September 15. Featuring a performance and a lecture, "An Evening with Billy Taylor," will start at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Taylor will also coach various student ensembles on September 14.

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ITHACA, NY—Citizens interested in the issues facing an aging population in rural areas of New York State will have the opportunity to meet with legislators and other policymakers at the first Rural Aging Summit, being hosted by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Sept. 20–21. The registration deadline for those interested in taking part in the summit is Wednesday, Sept....

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The fall issue of the Gerontology Institute Newsletter is now available at /aging/newsletter.php.

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Ithaca, NY—When do you retire your creativity? “That’s individual,” according to Professor and Director of Ithaca College’s Gerontology Institute John Krout, who points to Martha Graham dancing until 75 and choreographing until age 96, as well as “Dr. Seuss” publishing in his 80s.
 
“Today, gerontologists...

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