CORRECTED TELEPHONE NUMBER TO ORDER “THROUGH JAPANESE EYES”

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Thirty Years of Studying Aging in America Yohko Tsuji “Based on her thirty-year research at a senior center in upstate New York [Lifelong!], anthropologist [and long-time Lifelong member and supporter,] Yohko Tsuji describes old age in America from a cross-cultural perspective. Comparing aging in America and in her native Japan, she discovers that notable differences in […]

BEWARE: NEW TEXT COVID RELATED SCAM

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned of a new text scam created by thieves that trick people into disclosing bank account information under the guise of receiving the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment. The scam text message states: “You have received a direct deposit of $1,200 from […]

NEW AGING MASTERY PROGRAM (AMP) STARTING SOON

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The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) will help you create your own playbook for aging well via actionable goals, sustainable behaviors, peer support, and incentives. The program encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security, and overall well-being. Who: Any adult age 50 and above and is a resident […]

SEXUAL HEALTH SEMINAR

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As part of the AMP program, Lifelong is hosting a free elective offered by the National Council on Aging. The presentation will be November 12, 2 – 3:30, and will be virtual, using the Zoom platform. The presenter, Lori Davis, NP will Promote discussion around the importance of sexual healthAlleviate feelings of fear and anxietyDispel myths […]

DON’T LET YOUR RECYCLING BIN GET REJECTED!!

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If you’re still not recycling correctly, now is the time to get your bin in order. Starting November 1st, recycling bins and set-outs that do not follow the guidelines for Tompkins County will receive Rejection stickers and be left at the curb uncollected. This measure will ensure that Tompkins County continues to produce clean, high […]

PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR WITH HOSPICARE

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Tuesday, October 20, 4 – 5:00 What is palliative care and how can it benefit you or your loved one? Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on relieving symptoms and stress at any stage of a serious illness. The goal of palliative care is to improve quality of life for both the patient […]

LIVE EXERCISE CLASSES

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As long as the weather permits, Enhance Your Fitness classes are being offered live and in person in the parking lot at the Brooktondale Fire Station. Live class schedule: Mondays and Fridays, 11:45 – 12:45; Wednesdays, 10 – 11; Instructor Karen Koyanagi Class Fees: $30/month unlimited Health and Wellness classes (membership required) or $5 drop […]

LIVE LIFELONG CLASSES

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Lifelong is planning to begin holding live and in-person classes in the near future. We will be adhering strictly to state and county COVID-19 safety regulations to protect Lifelong members and instructors alike. We hope to maintain a virtual component to every class and activity so that those who are unable to attend in person […]

THE HARVESTS ARE IN!

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Corn, squash, root veggies, flowers, and much more are available at the markets, and even though we are observing precautions to keep the spread of COVID 19 down, we can still enjoy local fruits and vegetables. Here are some places you can go to shop and support local farmers. Ithaca Farmers’ MarketWednesdays, 4 pm – […]

MEDICARE BASICS PRESENTATION

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New to Medicare or just want a better understanding of how it works, what your best coverage options are, and how to keep costs down?  Join Lifelong for a Medicare Basics presentation via Zoom (meeting details below):Tuesday, June 30, 4-5:15pm  Presented by Trish Coogan, certified volunteer with Lifelong’s HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance […]