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ITHACA, NY — “People with developmental disabilities are living longer, and 25 percent of those people are living at home with a family caregiver 60 years or older,” said Elizabeth Perkins, research assistant professor and health coordinator at the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities. “What happens when aging parents develop their own medical and cognitive issues?...

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“Memories of the Christmas presents I got as a child have long faded,” said Rhoda Meador, director of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. “But I can still visualize my grandmother at the stove, frying bacon and eggs in her cast iron skillet, while we had heart-to-heart talks before my parents woke up.”

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 ITHACA, NY — Rhoda Meador, the recently appointed director of the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, will deliver the institute’s fall 2011 Distinguished Speaker Series talk, “Reframing Aging: Older People as Community Assets,” on Thursday, Nov. 3. Free and open to the public, the lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

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ITHACA, NY — Jay Sokolovsky, professor and chair of anthropology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, will visit Ithaca College on Thursday, April 14, to give a free talk, “Will We Grow Up before We Grow Old: What America Can Learn from the Global Response to the Age of Aging.” Beginning at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall, Sokolovsky’s talk is...

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