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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and Music & Memory — a nonprofit organization that helps improve the quality of life for people with dementia by bringing personalized music into their lives — have teamed up to use the therapeutic power of music to combat memory...

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute will be hosting two free sessions to give members of the local community information on Music & Memory, a nonprofit organization that helps improve the quality of life for people with dementia by bringing personalized music into their lives.

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ITHACA, NY — The documentary “Alive Inside” — a cinematic journey revealing the power of music to unlock elders living with dementia — will be screened at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Free and open to the public, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Whalen Center’s Hockett Family Recital...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee to campus on Monday, Feb. 24, to present “Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers.” Free and open to the public, McBee’s talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

A licensed clinical geriatric social...

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ITHACA, NY — People over 65-years-old are twice as likely to spend the holidays alone compared to those less than 65. Bad weather, increased noise and crowds, and health challenges may make it more difficult for loved ones from older generations to travel.

Fortunately, there are ways to connect with them this holiday season that don’t require travel, said Rhoda...

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