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09/04/2018
The 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture examines the long-term impact of military service
janet-wilmoth-200x250.jpgDr. Janet Wilmoth, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University, will present the 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture. The talk will take place at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, in 186 Marcum Center. The lecture, The Long-Term Impact of Military Service on Lives, is sponsored by Miami’s Scripps Gerontology Center. The event is free and open to the public.
08/22/2018
Lunchtime talk: The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic
lunch-talk-niki-kapsambelis-200x250.jpgNiki Kapsambelis will give a talk at noon on Friday, September 14, in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center. Her talk is titled The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic.
07/30/2018
Scripps Gerontology Center a partner in Oxford’s survey on aging
Survey on aging in Oxford expands. A survey seeking local needs for an aging population has been expanded from a written one sent to 700 random people to an online survey with everyone invited to take part.
06/25/2018
Miami University's Phyllis Cummins elected to National Council for Workforce Education Board
Cummins-Phyllis-200x250.jpgDr. Phyllis Cummins, Senior Research Scholar at Scripps Gerontology Center, has been elected to serve on the National Council for Workforce Education's Board of Directors. Cummins joins three other new members elected to the board and will serve a one-year term. In 2012, Dr. Cummins was awarded the James Jacobs Scholarship Award from NCWE for her dissertation research on older workers attaining credentials and degrees at community colleges.
06/05/2018
Preferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards are one of 16 Ohio Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects
e-news-peli-pal-300x164.jpgPAL Cards provide at-a-glance information about a resident's background and important preferences for daily life that can be used to spark conversation and build relationships between residents and staff.
05/11/2018
Miami University faculty and alum knowledge and expertise recognized by New York Times
Applebaum-200x250.jpgCan you really select a quality nursing home by reading Yelp reviews?
04/24/2018
Junior Faculty Scholar Award recipients for 2018: De Schutter and Konkolewicz
bob-dom-combo.jpgMiami University Junior Faculty Scholar Awards have been presented to Bob De Schutter and Dominck Konkolewicz.
04/24/2018
Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon, an educational leadership alumna wins 2018 Bishop Medal
Established in 1936, the Bishop Medal is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves in service to humanity. The award is named in honor of Robert Hamilton Bishop, Miami’s first president.
04/20/2018
2018 Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research Award Recipient
2016-Nytasia-Hicks-PhD-150x200.jpgThe Colonial Services Long-Term Care Research award is presented to a gerontology graduate student for outstanding research or program development in long-term care. The award is funded by a contribution from Colonial Senior Services of Hamilton, Ohio to the Scripps Gerontology Center. The 2018 awardee is Nytasia Hicks.