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.
05/01/2015
Charitable Words Supports Students
charitable-words-scholars_2015.jpgCharitable Words connects nonprofits with internships, advisors and resources to better their impact and best tell their stories. Charitable Words has been a valuable partner in education by sponsoring multiple scholarships each year for undergraduate students who work with older adults, especially at non-profits. This partnership has supported our students in gaining valuable experience and supported nonprofits doing important work.
12/08/2014
Accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships
Scholarships for undergraduate students are designed to connect students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofit organizations in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe.
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.