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.
05/14/2017
Congratulations May 2017 Graduates!!
2017-GTY-Grad-Graduatates-600x351.pngEight gerontology master's students and one doctoral student participated in Miami University Commencement Ceremonies on May 13, 2017. ...
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
02/01/2017
Suzanne Kunkel on solutions to support retirees
The world’s working-age population is shrinking faster than expected, leaving fewer people to support a growing number of seniors, according to the Bloomberg Sunset Index. …
01/09/2017
Miami University's OMA program receives national Alzheimer's legacy award
Opening Minds through Art (OMA), developed at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center, has received a 2016 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Award in the Creative Expression category.
08/23/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio's nursing homes
Scripps-PELI-400x244.gifMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to improve nursing home residents’ quality of life.
08/15/2016
State grant to expand Miami's Opening Minds through Art program
Molly_Artist_Audrey_Voln_CedarVillage_F13-200x134.gifOpening Minds through Art (OMA) has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to expand its award-winning program in the state.
06/23/2016
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center is the recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The money will be used to understand the factors that support older learners in their ability to complete training and education programs.
01/28/2016
Scholarships Available for OMA Facilitator Training 2016
oma-artist-facilitator-220x128.jpgOMA 2016 Facilitator Training is now accepting applications for scholarships that will apply to registration fees.  The scholarships are competitive and will be awarded based on the quality of the application. Applicants currently registered for training may also apply for the scholarship.   Scholarship funding for the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) 2016 Facilitator Training is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave's Arts for Health Initiative.