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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.
08/06/2014
Dozens trained at first Opening Minds through Art training institute
OMA-artist-volunteer_800x400.jpgOpening Minds through Art's first Facilitator Training Institute, held May 28-30, 2014, in Mason, Ohio, drew 38 participants from the greater Cincinnati area, as well as from several states across the U.S., to learn OMA's groundbreaking methods of creating art with people with dementia.
07/07/2014
Gerontology PhD student describes his experience at Miami
Tony-Bardo_Feature-Pic.jpgAnthony Bardo is a third year Gerontology PhD student beginning his dissertation. Anthony describes his graduate experience in this brief interview.
07/01/2014
Miami Alum Works With Faculty to Publish Thesis In National Journal
A Miami faculty member and a Scripps Gerontology Center researcher collaborated with Anthony Williams BA ‘10 MGS ‘12 in publishing work based on his Master’s thesis in the Gerontologist, a national journal on aging research.
03/03/2014
Scripps welcomes artists engaging people with dementia
A group of artists gathered with students, Miami faculty, and Scripps researchers to consider how to measure the effectiveness of the arts on people with dementia.
02/28/2014
Gerontology master's students reflect on their graduate practicum experience
Each summer, first year gerontology master’s students are sent out into the field for a practicum. And each fall, they return with experiences that shape their studies and careers. As the current first-year master students secure spots at local, state, national, and international levels, we talked to a handful of last year’s interns about what they learned on the job.
02/17/2014
Kathryn McGrew about Meals on Wheels
Kathryn McGrew (Scripps) is quoted in a story about a legal fight after the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio eliminated 34 senior citizens from a Meals on Wheels program in Clinton County.