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06/23/2016
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center is the recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The money will be used to understand the factors that support older learners in their ability to complete training and education programs.
03/08/2016
What Did the Nursing Home Satisfaction Survey Tell Us?
"In a statewide survey released last week, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in our nine-county region fared well. More than half scored above the state average in a resident satisfaction survey that drew on the feedback of nearly 50,000 seniors."
02/28/2016
Mahoning County departments must prepare for decline in population, auditor says
Projections made by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University cited in an article.
02/26/2016
Dr. Wilson speaks at Wright University
At the annual Race, Gender, Class, Sexuality Symposium, professor Liz Wilson spoke about coerced suicide among Jain women in contemporary India.
02/15/2016
Involvement critical to nursing home resident family's satisfaction
Nursing home residents with relatives involved in their care have more satisfied families according to researchers at Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center.
02/07/2016
Older job-seekers touted to Ohio businesses
Story promoting training for the aging workforce features projections from Phyllis Cummins, assistant director of research at Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.
01/28/2016
Scholarships Available for OMA Facilitator Training 2016
oma-artist-facilitator-220x128.jpgOMA 2016 Facilitator Training is now accepting applications for scholarships that will apply to registration fees.  The scholarships are competitive and will be awarded based on the quality of the application. Applicants currently registered for training may also apply for the scholarship.   Scholarship funding for the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) 2016 Facilitator Training is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave's Arts for Health Initiative.
01/12/2016
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center surveys Ohio nursing homes
Survey finds many Ohio nursing homes haven’t developed emergency plans with local agencies
01/07/2016
Miami's OMA Receives Designation from State
oma-sepia-515x344.jpgMiami University Scripps Gerontology Center’s Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program was recently designated a Quality Improvement Project by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA). It’s one of only eight approved programs to meet the state’s requirement for such designation.