01/07/2016
Miami's OMA Receives Designation from State
oma-sepia-515x344.jpgMiami University Scripps Gerontology Center’s Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program was recently designated a Quality Improvement Project by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA). It’s one of only eight approved programs to meet the state’s requirement for such designation.
10/27/2015
Story about Henry County Senior Center levy mentions projections by Scripps
With a growing demand in Henry County there is hope for a 5 year Senior Center levy. "According to projections by the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, 23.8 percent of Henry County’s population is now aged 60 and older. By 2025, that figure is expected to grow to 30.4 percent."
09/18/2015
OMA designated a Quality Improvement Project by Ohio Department of Aging
oma-sepia-515x344.jpg?Opening Minds through Art (OMA), an acclaimed program of the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, has been designated as a Quality Improvement Project (QIP) by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA
07/24/2015
Generations United names Opening Minds through Art a "Program of Distinction"
Opening Minds through Art (OMA), an intergenerational art program for people with dementia, has been designated a Program of Distinction by Generations United.
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.
11/20/2014
Dr. de Medeiros Partners with Alzheimer's Poetry Project to Study Effects
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently covered the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project and Dr. de Medeiros' research collaboration with the project to study the effects on people with dementia.
10/22/2014
New support received to expand innovative arts programming
Four new grants will support the strategic planning and expansion of the Opening Minds through Art program.