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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is a partner institution in a three-year, $2.5 million grant received by the University of Rochester Medical Center that will create one of the region’s largest geriatric educational initiatives to date.

Serving both rural and urban...

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ITHACA, NY — Are you an older adult who is wondering whether to move out of your current home, but aren’t sure what the next step might be? Are you an adult child who wants to help your parents stay at home but need to know what services are available to do so?

If you’ve been asking these questions, then come to the ...

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ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Gen Silent” on Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in Textor 102. It is free and open to the public.

The title of the film refers to the generation of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who fear for their safety or quality of life. They may...

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ITHACA, NY — Holly Prigerson, director of the Center for Research on End of Life Care at Weill Cornell Medical College, will present “On Being Mortal: The Human Hand in How We Die” at Ithaca College on Monday, Feb. 16. Free and open to the public, her talk is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

Prigerson will highlight the factors affecting...

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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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