09/20/2018
Mentorship and collaboration: research making a difference in the lives of Ohio families
news-2018-survey-team-798x304.jpgThis summer Sara Stemen and Leah Janssen, PhD students in Social Gerontology, mentored five undergraduate students working on a statewide nursing home and residential care facility family satisfaction survey that provides data for Ohio's Long-term Care Consumer Guide.
09/19/2018
Miami's gerontology graduate programs host November open house
news-grad-open-house-9-2018-800x423.jpgYou are Invited to learn more about the Miami University graduate programs in gerontology! On-campus open house, Friday, November 9, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
09/18/2018
Miami-Knolls partnership leads to state recognition
news-pal-cards-program-pic8.2018-350x250.jpgThe Knolls of Oxford, a continuing care retirement community in Oxford, is pleased to announce that their affiliation with Miami University has brought another innovative program to their residents.
09/04/2018
The 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture examines the long-term impact of military service
janet-wilmoth-200x250.jpgDr. Janet Wilmoth, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University, will present the 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture. The talk will take place at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, in 186 Marcum Center. The lecture, The Long-Term Impact of Military Service on Lives, is sponsored by Miami’s Scripps Gerontology Center. The event is free and open to the public.
08/22/2018
Lunchtime talk: The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic
lunch-talk-niki-kapsambelis-200x250.jpgNiki Kapsambelis will give a talk at noon on Friday, September 14, in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center. Her talk is titled The Good Fight: One Family's Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in the Face of the Alzheimer's Pandemic.
08/17/2018
SEA certificate program gives insight into aging, entrepreneurship
sea-certificate-banner.jpgA look at the Social Entrepreneurship & Aging Graduate Certificate (SEA)
07/30/2018
Scripps Gerontology Center a partner in Oxford’s survey on aging
Survey on aging in Oxford expands. A survey seeking local needs for an aging population has been expanded from a written one sent to 700 random people to an online survey with everyone invited to take part.
06/25/2018
Miami University's Phyllis Cummins elected to National Council for Workforce Education Board
Cummins-Phyllis-200x250.jpgDr. Phyllis Cummins, Senior Research Scholar at Scripps Gerontology Center, has been elected to serve on the National Council for Workforce Education's Board of Directors. Cummins joins three other new members elected to the board and will serve a one-year term. In 2012, Dr. Cummins was awarded the James Jacobs Scholarship Award from NCWE for her dissertation research on older workers attaining credentials and degrees at community colleges.
06/05/2018
Preferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards are one of 16 Ohio Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects
e-news-peli-pal-300x164.jpgPAL Cards provide at-a-glance information about a resident's background and important preferences for daily life that can be used to spark conversation and build relationships between residents and staff.