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06/22/2020
Miami's Scripps researchers find no link between nursing home residents with COVID-19 and facility quality
Bowblis summarized, "These findings show that there is no difference in the probability of having a high caseload of residents with COVID-19 based on the facility quality star rating. "
06/19/2020
Caregiving research study seeks families
Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving.
05/11/2020
Abbott named 2020 OAGE Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education
Katherine (Katy) Abbott, PhD, MGS named 2020 Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE)
04/13/2020
2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award
The Scripps Gerontology Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Takashi Yamashita is the recipient of the 2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni award. This award recognizes Miami University gerontology graduate student alumni for outstanding leadership in the field of aging.
04/13/2020
Partnering to Create a Dementia-Inclusive Community
A Scripps research team led by Jennifer Heston-Mullins and Suzanne Kunkel is engaged in a three-year project funded by the Administration for Community Living to build a dementia-inclusive community in Northwest Ohio.
02/05/2020
Linked Senior partners with Scripps Gerontology Center
Linked Senior has partnered with Scripps to implement a web-based method for assessing nursing home resident preferences for everyday living.
02/04/2020
Opening Minds through Art pairs Ohio medical student with nursing home residents
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) highlighted by The Columbus Dispatch for pairing Ohio medical students with nursing home residents living with dementia.
01/30/2020
Bob Applebaum testifies before the Ohio House of Representatives
Scripps Senior Research Scholar and GTY faculty member Bob Applebaum talks about long-term services and supports before the Ohio House of Representatives Aging and Long-Term Care Committee.
01/08/2020
Phyllis Cummins shares the importance of community colleges for mid- and later-life students
Article for The EvoLLLution talks about the importance of community colleges for mid- and later-life students.