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Elizabeth Lokon quoted in Journal of American Medical Association network article (JAMA)
As the number of people diagnosed with dementia increases and the search for effective treatments appears stymied, experts said that addressing future physicians’ attitudes has become more pressing.
A new Scripps space devoted to collaboration
In 2016, the Scripps leadership team began to envision a physical space to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research and creation of innovative programs. Thanks to a lot of support and teamwork along the way, the Scripps Gerontology Center Collaboratory was completed in December of 2018.
Age-Friendly Oxford Initiative: Collaborating to create a community for all ages
Scripps is excited to be part of age-friendly efforts right in our own backyard through the Age-Friendly Oxford Initiative (AFOI), a five-year community improvement process for the City of Oxford and Oxford Township supported by a unique collaboration of community partners.
National research collaboration making a difference
The landscape of health and long-term care is shifting to better provide holistic person-centered and high-quality care for people of all ages. Age-friendly health systems and an increasing focus on the social determinants of health are manifestations of this shift.
Robert Applebaum quoted about closing of troubled nursing home
Applebaum is Director of the Ohio Long-Term Care Research Project, at Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University
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.
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.
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.
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.