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ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College faculty member Mary Ann Erickson has been named president-elect of the State Society on Aging of New York. Erickson will serve in that role for the 2015 calendar year and president for 2016.

Associate professor and chair of the aging studies program in the Gerontology Institute, Erickson joined Ithaca College in 2000. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center will offer three workshops this fall, providing continuing professional education opportunities to learn about a program that helps reduce depression, the impact of hearing loss and ways to assist older adults complete life reviews.

Running from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn...

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ITHACA, NY— “Cyber-Seniors,” a documentary about how generational gaps are bridged by the Internet, will be shown at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 17.  Free and open to the public, the screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 102.

“Cyber-Seniors” chronicles the journey of six senior citizens guided by teenage mentors as they learn how to...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Tompkins County Office for the Aging will co-sponsor a Senior Housing Expo on Saturday, May 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. Held at the Hotel Ithaca (formerly Holiday Inn) on South Cayuga Street, the expo will feature representatives from over...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center will offer three professional education opportunities for local practitioners wishing to stay current on the topics of financial elder abuse, applying sensory integrative strategies with aging adults and the relationship between depression and dementia in older adults.

The...

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