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10/17/2018
Family satisfaction Miami-Minnesota collaboration published in the Journal of Applied Gerontology
Key factors for family satisfaction with nursing homes similar across states. In recent months, news headlines have included numerous investigations into cases of nursing home staff shortages and resident maltreatment — many of which were reported by the families of vulnerable residents.
09/27/2018
Miami University Research Scholar provides financial planning insights for older adults
In the first episode of The Gray Q&A, Jennifer Heston, a researcher from the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, answers Richland Source readers' questions about finances for senior citizens.
09/20/2018
Mentorship and collaboration: research making a difference in the lives of Ohio families
This summer Sara Stemen and Leah Janssen, PhD students in Social Gerontology, mentored five undergraduate students working on a statewide nursing home and residential care facility family satisfaction survey that provides data for Ohio's Long-term Care Consumer Guide.
09/19/2018
Miami's gerontology graduate programs host November open house
You are Invited to learn more about the Miami University graduate programs in gerontology! On-campus open house, Friday, November 9, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
09/18/2018
Miami-Knolls partnership leads to state recognition
The Knolls of Oxford, a continuing care retirement community in Oxford, is pleased to announce that their affiliation with Miami University has brought another innovative program to their residents.
09/04/2018
The 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture examines the long-term impact of military service
Dr. 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.
09/04/2018
The 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture examines the long-term impact of military service
Dr. 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
Niki 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.
08/17/2018
SEA certificate program gives insight into aging, entrepreneurship
Explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities created by our aging populationsA look at the Social Entrepreneurship & Aging Graduate Certificate (SEA)