Aging and Developmental Disabilities

8 publications found.

Ohio Guardianship, Guardians, and the Courts: Findings from a Survey of Adult Guardianship in Ohio

08/28/2017

This report highlights findings from a survey of the guardianship practices of Ohio’s probate courts.

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Care Management
  • Families/Caregiving
  • Long-Term Care Decision Making

NACCHO's baseline assessment of disability inclusion within local health departments

09/26/2016

People with disabilities can greatly benefit from inclusive health promotion and educational activities already being implemented by local health departments (LHDs), which can help reduce their risk and minimize the severity of secondary conditions. The inclusiveness of programs and services offered by LHDs has yet to be studied; therefore, the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) decided to conduct a baseline assessment to better understand LHD administrators’...

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Education
  • Health/Physical Activity
  • Legal/ Advocacy

A Study of Adult Guardianship in Ohio: Preliminary Results

02/22/2016

This research brief is a description of findings from interviews with key informants from the first phase of a study entitled: “Adult Guardianship in Ohio: Promising Practices.” These findings led to the development of a survey about adult guardianship practices in Ohio's probate courts. The report highlights the challenges courts face and strategies they use to effectively manage those challenges. Finally, we highlight some promising practices that the courts have put in place to meet the...

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Legal/ Advocacy
  • Mental Health

Opening Minds through Art For One (OMA41): Direct Care Workers and Volunteers as Creative Arts Facilitators of Older Adults

01/30/2016

This brief describes the pilot implementation and evaluation of OMA For One (OMA41). OMA41 is an adaptation of Opening Minds through Art (OMA), a visual arts program for elders with cognitive impairments. OMA41 is conducted one on one, rather than in a group setting and uses direct care workers or volunteers as facilitators.

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Arts and Aging
  • Families/Caregiving
  • Home and Community Based Services
  • Long-Term Care - Other

A public health approach to the challenges of an aging society

10/17/2014

Public Health for an Aging Society is the successor to Public Health and Aging, published in 1997. In brief, this 456-page volume offers readers an overview of key aging-related topics and the steps that public health can, does, and should take to address the challenges of our aging population.The Gerontologist, 54 (6). doi: 10.1093/geront/gnu099Publication available online, subscription may be required.

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities

Introductive Case Study: “My Health is Excellent but I’m Dying”

09/01/2013

The article presents an introductive case study discussing an 89-year old woman's experience with aging, particularly commenting on her individual perceptions of the meaning of successful aging. She addresses her serious health concerns, as well as notes the distinction between psychological health and physical health. Other topics explored include the impact of medical conditions on the woman's ability to live normally, her focus on being alive and having something to live for, and the...

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Case Studies/ Qualitative Research
  • Religion/Spirituality

Disability in Ohio: Long-Term Care Providers and Programs

06/28/2009

To obtain information concerning the cost and to order printed copies of the full report, contact Scripps Gerontology Center at: 513/529-2914 or scripps@miamioh.edu. 

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Home and Community Based Services
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care - Other

Disability in Ohio: Long-Term Care Providers and Programs

01/28/2009

This report describes the range of options used in Ohio’s long-term care system. For each provider or program, we report the eligibility requirements, consumer characteristics, capacity, utilization rate, average monthly cost of care, and major payers for services. The programs and providers include Medicaid waiver programs, nursing facilities, adult day service providers, residential care or assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation, and...

  • Aging and Developmental Disabilities
  • Home and Community Based Services
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care - Other