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Bridging the gap between generations can provide countless learning opportunities and chances for personal growth for individuals both young and old. For more than 15 years, Ithaca’s Gerontology Institute has strived to do just that through a partnership with the Longview senior living...

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For 23 years, Ithaca College students and older adults have come together to meet, listen to music and most importantly, dance. Each year the Aging and Gerontological Education Society (A.G.E.S.), a student organization, invites Ithaca’s elderly population to enjoy the Harvest Moon Dance at Ithaca College. This...

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A service learning project in which Ithaca College aging studies students stage a play with local senior citizens earned the 2016 Service Project Award from the national gerontology honor society, Sigma Phi Omega.

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ITHACA, NY — The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) — an organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training and research programs in the field of aging — elected Ithaca College faculty member Elizabeth Bergman as one of five members-at-large.

Bergman, an associate professor of gerontology,...

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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.”

Those...

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