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05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.
05/07/2019
Jennifer Kinney named Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) 2019 Educator of the Year
The OAGE Educator Award recognizes individuals in Ohio's educational institutions who use educational programs to improve services to older adults in Ohio or advance gerontological education and training for students and practitioners.
02/27/2019
Insights about Community Based Organizations (CBOs) that serve aging adults and people with disabilities
A recent article co-authored by Beth Blair, senior research associate at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Suzanne R. Kunkel, Ph.D., executive director of the Scripps Gerontology Center and a professor of Gerontology at Miami University, shares insights discovered in new data.
02/19/2019
Miami University to host annual Ohio professional and student conference on aging
On April 4-5, 2019 the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE), in conjunction with Miami University, is hosting the 43rd Annual Ohio Professional and Student Conference on Aging.
02/19/2019
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) for medical school and health sciences students
oma-alex-dave-350x217.jpgAs our population ages, an increasing majority of physicians’ clients are older adults. Developing person-centered values and skills to communicate with older adults will benefit physicians of all specialties and their patients.
02/18/2019
A tribute to a visionary leader
atchley-tribute-banner.jpgThe world lost a pioneer in social gerontology when Bob Atchley, professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology and former director of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, passed away this past November. Colleagues and former students around the country will miss him, and will always remember him for his impact on the field of social gerontology in general and at Miami University in particular.
02/18/2019
Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI) project partners with Ohio nursing homes to improve residents' quality of life
pal-card-banner-for-news-1080x400.jpgPreferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards improve quality of care by communicating nursing home resident important preferences with care team members.
02/13/2019
Unique program model for monitoring guardianship in Stark County Ohio is promising.
court-angel-pie-chart-350x351.pngThe Stark County Probate Court Angel Program is the first volunteer-based monitoring program by a probate court in Ohio.
02/04/2019
Julie Kaminski Named 2019 Cottrell Alumni Award Recipient
julie-kaminski-200x250.jpgThe W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes Miami University gerontology graduate student alumni for outstanding leadership in the field of aging.