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I’m Excited About Lucia McBee and MBSR!!

I’m Excited About Lucia McBee and MBSR!!

Dear Colleagues, I completely flipped when I heard that Lucia McBee was coming to Ithaca to teach the two-day Certificate Course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)! Lucia McBee, LCSW, MPH, CYI, is a hero in my book because of her groundbreaking work using...

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Interview with Ashton Applewhite

Interview with Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite photo by Adrian Buckmaster You are invited to tune in for an exclusive Interview with Ashton Applewhite author and pro-aging activist Listen live on Monday, November 13th at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time in the U.S.A. at https://www.thewholecarenetwork.com/...

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“Smart, Sassy, and Oh, So Wise…”

“Smart, Sassy, and Oh, So Wise…”

That’s what AARP says about Ashton Applewhite and her book, “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.” As Ms. Applewhite is appearing as Ithaca College Gerontology Institute’s Distinguished Speaker this fall, we thought it would be AMAZING to read and talk about...

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The ABC’s of Well-Being

The ABC’s of Well-Being

Seven Fast and Simple Strategies for Finding Your Calm Center and Recovering Your Balance   We've known for a long time that caring for an ill family member can create prolonged or high levels of stress, creating greater risk for developing chronic illness. In this...

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Making Peace with the Past

Please join me for this workshop!! Making Peace with the Past: The Impact of Emotional Trauma on Elder Well-Being (and the Importance of Trauma-Informed Care!) Wednesday, March 9 2:00-4:30 p.m. The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute at the Country Inn & Suites 1100...

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The Real Mrs. Santa Claus

Every Christmas eve, when I was growing up, it was my Mother’s tradition to go out for a little while during the day. She said she was “visiting Mrs. Santa Claus.” This seemed like such a wonderful thing for a mom to do, and I imagined her and Mrs. Claus sitting in...

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