01/02/2015
Gerontology faculty member calls for new research models for dementia interventions
An article in the Washington Post cites a paper authored by Dr. Kate de Medeiros, gerontology faculty and Scripps research fellow.
12/08/2014
Accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships
Scholarships for undergraduate students are designed to connect students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofit organizations in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe.
11/21/2014
North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS) Conference - Call for Proposals
NANAS invites scholarship and research that provides fresh insights into changing manifestations and interpretations of age through engagement with cultural texts (e.g., literature, history, media, public policy, adaptive technology), as well as qualitative or other meaning-based approaches.
11/20/2014
Dr. de Medeiros Partners with Alzheimer's Poetry Project to Study Effects
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently covered the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project and Dr. de Medeiros' research collaboration with the project to study the effects on people with dementia.
10/29/2014
Scripps hosts interactive symposium on developing sustainable volunteer programs
oma-volunteer-symposium_banner-image_102914.pngSara Peller, LCSW, Associate Executive Director of Programs at DOROT will share the organization’s strategies for developing a sustainable volunteer base and the organizational culture and structure needed to support a successful volunteer initiative. For the last three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the field of aging services and volunteerism. DOROT manages over 7,000 volunteers who help address issues of social isolation and loneliness among older adults living at home.
10/22/2014
New support received to expand innovative arts programming
New grants will support the strategic planning and expansion of the Opening Minds through Art program.
10/22/2014
New support received to expand innovative arts programming
Four new grants will support the strategic planning and expansion of the Opening Minds through Art program.
10/01/2014
Opening Minds through Art launches in Canada
oma-session_800x400.jpgThis summer, Opening Minds through Art (OMA) launched in Strathroy-Caradoc, a municipality in Ontario, Canada. Staff at Strathmere Lodge were trained by Scripps staff at the OMA facilitator training in May of 2014.
08/06/2014
Scripps partners with BU on new leadership course
Our staff developed a new online course with Boston University that shares lessons learned from high-performing home care agencies and nursing homes. The goal of the course is to assist long-term care organizations in improving the management of their direct care workforce.