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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 — Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will visit Ithaca College on Thursday, April 12, to give a free talk, “The Future of Aging Policy in America.” This year’s Ithaca College Gerontology Distinguished Speaker, Greenlee will begin her talk at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium.

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ITHACA, NY — Robert B. Hudson, professor and chair of social welfare policy at the Boston University School of Social Work, will review the Community Living Assistance and Supports Services program (CLASS) — a part of the recent health care reform act — in a free public talk at Ithaca College on Thursday, Nov. 4. Beginning at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall,...

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ITHACA, NY — Advances in medicine and science have added years to life, but at what cost?

“Although long life can be a benefit, it may also bring a complex mix of multiple chronic conditions, disability and frailty,” said Dennis McCullough, M.D., longtime family physician, associate professor of community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, and the...

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ITHACA, NY — Terry Waldo — hailed by the “New York Times” as a “ragtime pianist nonpareil and eminent scholar of the form” — will visit Ithaca College in September for a three-day teaching residency as well as a public performance. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, the concert will take place in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center. There...

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