01/08/2018
Scripps Gerontology Center research cited in home care article
As reported at https://homehealthcarenews.com/2018/01/area-agencies-on-aging-could-be-key-partners-for-home-care-agencies/
01/04/2018
Bob Applebaum on long-term care services in Indiana
Bob Applebaum (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about long-term care services in Indiana
01/03/2018
Miami students conducting age-friendly city research study
uptown-spring-800x347.jpgFirst Year Research Experience (FYRE) students partnering with Scripps Gerontology Center to complete needs assessment for Oxford’s Age-Friendly City Project
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.
11/09/2017
Nursing homes see increased population of younger residents
news-u65-infographic-375x465-11-9-2017.jpgOXFORD, Ohio — A new report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center highlights a trend of individuals under age 65 using nursing homes in Ohio.
11/06/2017
Partnering to advance preference based care among nursing home residents
Man-Cat-PELI-Channel5-Interview_10-25-17_300x236.jpgAre you a cat person or a dog person? Your preferences matter to this academic and community research project.
10/27/2017
Opening Minds through Art - A life changing experience for Miami Students
OMA-Student-Experience-Video-300x187-10-2017.pngThis brief (5 min) video captures the highlights of six Miami Student’s presentation at the Forum on Aging conference in Cincinnati.
10/04/2017
Suzanne Kunkel named University Distinguished Professor
kunkel-distinguished-professor-348x252.jpgMiami University’s board of trustees conferred the title of University Distinguished Professor to Suzanne Kunkel, effective July 1, 2017. To be selected for this award, a faculty member must demonstrate teaching excellence, be a contributor to the life and mission of Miami University, and be a distinguished scholar of national and international stature with demonstrated recognition and with a projected high-level of scholarly productivity in the future. As part of the rigorous selection process, recognized scholars outside Miami University submit letters affirming the nominee’s national and international reputation in his or her discipline. There are currently 10 Distinguished Professors at Miami.
10/02/2017
Scripps study cited as Butler County renews elderly services contract
Dayton Daily News.com, Oct. 1 BUTLER COUNTY — The Butler County commissioners have a new five-year $3.8 million deal with the Council on Aging of Southwest Ohio to manage the Elderly Services Program.