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
Dr. Wilson presents new research on gender, pilgrimage, and ritual suicide
pilgrim-ayyappan.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson examines anxieties about masculinity among male pilgrims to a Hindu shrine, as well as legal controversies over a Jain practice of fasting to death.
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.
08/31/2016
Coalition to tackle issues facing older Ohioans
Without a doubt, Ohio is an aging state, said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio long-term-care research project at Miami University.
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.
08/08/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center Survey measures nursing home resident satisfaction
Results from the biennial satisfaction survey of residents in long-term care facilities, developed by Scripps Gerontology Center featured in an article about the top rankings of Otterbein North Shore Skilled Nursing & Rehab Small House.
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.
03/08/2016
What Did the Nursing Home Satisfaction Survey Tell Us?
"In a statewide survey released last week, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in our nine-county region fared well. More than half scored above the state average in a resident satisfaction survey that drew on the feedback of nearly 50,000 seniors."
02/28/2016
Mahoning County departments must prepare for decline in population, auditor says
Projections made by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University cited in an article.