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.
Opening Minds through Art launches in Canada
oma-session_800x400.jpgThis summer, Opening Minds through Art (OMA) launched in Strathroy-Caradoc, a municipality in Ontario, Canada. Staff at Strathmere Lodge were trained by Scripps staff at the OMA facilitator training in May of 2014.
Scripps partners with BU on new leadership course
Our staff developed a new online course with Boston University that shares lessons learned from high-performing home care agencies and nursing homes. The goal of the course is to assist long-term care organizations in improving the management of their direct care workforce.
Dozens trained at first Opening Minds through Art training institute
OMA-artist-volunteer_800x400.jpgOpening Minds through Art's first Facilitator Training Institute, held May 28-30, 2014, in Mason, Ohio, drew 38 participants from the greater Cincinnati area, as well as from several states across the U.S., to learn OMA's groundbreaking methods of creating art with people with dementia.
Gerontology PhD student describes his experience at Miami
Tony-Bardo_Feature-Pic.jpgAnthony Bardo is a third year Gerontology PhD student beginning his dissertation. Anthony describes his graduate experience in this brief interview.
Miami Alum Works With Faculty to Publish Thesis In National Journal
A Miami faculty member and a Scripps Gerontology Center researcher collaborated with Anthony Williams BA ‘10 MGS ‘12 in publishing work based on his Master’s thesis in the Gerontologist, a national journal on aging research.
Scripps welcomes artists engaging people with dementia
A group of artists gathered with students, Miami faculty, and Scripps researchers to consider how to measure the effectiveness of the arts on people with dementia.
Gerontology master's students reflect on their graduate practicum experience
Each summer, first year gerontology master’s students are sent out into the field for a practicum. And each fall, they return with experiences that shape their studies and careers. As the current first-year master students secure spots at local, state, national, and international levels, we talked to a handful of last year’s interns about what they learned on the job.
Kathryn McGrew about Meals on Wheels
Kathryn McGrew (Scripps) is quoted in a story about a legal fight after the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio eliminated 34 senior citizens from a Meals on Wheels program in Clinton County.