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02/04/2018
Scripps Gerontology Center and the Aging and Disability Business Institute partnership charts the role of community-based organizations in health care
In the January 2018 issue of Health Affairs, researchers from Yale University and the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio published a study finding that AAA involvement in a broad variety of cross-sector collaborations with health care and social service organizations is associated with a reduction in hospital re-admission rates.
02/02/2018
Robert Applebaum to speak at Health Policy of Ohio (HPIO) forum
Applebaum-200x250.jpgAddressing the social drivers of healthy aging: Policy options to improve health and impact spending growth
01/25/2018
Helping Ohio chart a course for long-term care
oltcrp-cummins-applebaum-straker-kunkel-450x271.jpg“With more than 2.6 million people age 60 and older, Ohio ranks sixth nationally in the size of its aging population,” said Suzanne Kunkel, executive director of Scripps Gerontology Center. “While a growing older population is a marker of societal advancement, such increases present pressing challenges for the state, particularly in the provision of long-term services and supports.”
01/04/2018
Bob Applebaum on long-term care services in Indiana
Bob Applebaum (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about long-term care services in Indiana
01/03/2018
Miami students conducting age-friendly city research study
uptown-spring-800x347.jpgFirst Year Research Experience (FYRE) students are partnering with the Scripps Gerontology Center to complete a needs assessment for Oxford’s Age-Friendly City Project
01/02/2018
P.K. Whelpton’s legacy inspires tomorrow’s experts in demography and aging
Bei-Wu-SPO-MiamiAge-11-6-2016-800x326.jpgWith the generosity of the Whelpton family, the P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture Series brings a nationally known scholar to Miami University each fall. This lecture, established in 1986, honors the memory of Pascal Whelpton who served from 1953-1963 as one of the early directors of what is now Scripps Gerontology Center. Whelpton’s contributions to the field of demography and the research center left a legacy.ect
12/01/2017
Scripps Gerontology Center is part of Oxford's Age-Friendly Community team
AARP-Age-Friendly-Oxford-City-Council-11-21-2017-800x423.jpgOxford named ‘Age-Friendly Community’ by AARP Efforts to make the community “a great place to live for all ages” received a boost recently when the city was notified of acceptance into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.
11/09/2017
Nursing homes see increased population of younger residents
news-u65-infographic-375x465-11-9-2017.jpgOXFORD, Ohio — A new report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center highlights a trend of individuals under age 65 using nursing homes in Ohio.
11/06/2017
Partnering to advance preference based care among nursing home residents
Man-Cat-PELI-Channel5-Interview_10-25-17_300x236.jpgAre you a cat person or a dog person? Your preferences matter to this academic and community research project.