08/21/2017
Policy does matter: Ohio continues to make progress in creating a balanced system of long-term services and supports
A report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center highlights considerable progress Ohio has in creating a more balanced system of long-term services and supports for older adults and adults with disabilities.
05/10/2017
Mallory-Wilson Center Awards presented to Miami senior Reeti Pal and sociologist Jennifer Bulanda
The Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education is proud to present Miami senior Reeti Pal with the 2017 Ken and Joan Frankel Outstanding Premedical Student Award and Miami Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer Bulanda with the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. Reeti will be honored at a ceremony on May 12, while Dr. Bulanda received her award from Miami's seniors at the Graduating Prehealth Student Reception on April 20th
05/09/2017
How the quality of care in Ohio's skilled nursing facilities compares
OXFORD, Ohio — A recent study on the quality of care provided to residents on Medicaid in Ohio's nursing homes by researchers at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center suggests room for improvement.
04/12/2017
New online graduate certificate program to encourage innovative entrepreneurial solutions for rising aging challenges
Miami's new Social Entrepreneurship & Aging (SEA) Graduate Certificate, beginning in fall 2017, is set to explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities
02/07/2017
Webinar | Achieving Caregiver Respite and Support: A Strategy in Four Levels
FREE Webinar Wednesday, March 29, 2017 || How can we enhance the work we do with and on behalf of the family caregivers who are so vital to our system of long-term services and supports? There are multiple ways, and no single set of services or supports fits all.
10/07/2016
Free Webinar: Finding Funding for Arts-based Programing in Long-Term Care Facilities
oma-webinar-story-10-16.jpgRegistration is now open for a free webinar on “Finding Funding for Arts Programming,” October 25, 2016, at 1 pm, EST.
10/07/2016
Advocates for seniors hail feds' new nursing-home rules
“A lot of the changes are geared toward getting the facilities to let residents make as many decisions about their lives as possible despite their disabilities, which I view as a good trend,” said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio Long-Term Care Research Project at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. ami University.
10/06/2016
‘Sweetheart Swindler’ hired by company as in-home caregiver, suit says
Ohio is one of eight states that do not license home health-care agencies, and this incident is another reason why lawmakers should consider improving oversight, said Robert Applebaum, a professor and director of the long-term-care research project at the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.
09/15/2016
Opening Minds through Art featured in Purdue University Story
September 15, 2016 – West Lafayette, Ind.- Lafayette Journal & Courier news story about a juried art show at Purdue University “Art of Aging” put on by the university's Center on Aging and the Life Course. The story features the roll out of Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center’s Opening Minds through Art program at the Westminster Village