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05/03/2022
May "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation
On Wednesday, May 18, join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on "Resilience and Aging: How COVID-19 Informs How We Can Better Navigate Setbacks and Challenges that come with Aging" presented by alumna Dr. Dawn Carr
04/13/2022
Multi-Agency Ohio Partnership Creates New Model for Supporting Individuals with IDD and Dementia
In recognition of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a collaborative group of service organizations in Ohio introduced Dementia Friends for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
03/23/2022
Alumni Spotlight 2022 Cottrell Awardee Carrie Graham MGS '95
2022 Cottrell recipient Dr. Carrie Graham reflects back on her time in the MGS program and how Scripps helped launch her career in the field of aging
03/23/2022
2022 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Gerontology Alumna Awardee - Carrie Graham
Dr. Carrie Graham is the recipient of the 2022 Cottrell Distinguished Gerontology Award.
03/15/2022
A Tribute to Bob Cottrell: Strengthening the Legacy
On January 31 Bob Cottrell, the son of Fred Cottrell, passed away.
03/01/2022
"Aging, Society, and the Life Course" published
Executive Director of Scripps Gerontology Center Dr. Suzanne Kunkel’s 3rd published book “Aging, Society, and the Life Course” hit bookshelves nationwide in 2021.
03/01/2022
Kolada gift to help future gerontology students
Mark and Jodi Kolada studied gerontology at Miami University, where they both graduated with Master of Gerontological Studies (MGS) degrees in 1998. After successful careers in the field, the Koladas decided to give back to the community that brought them together.
02/28/2022
March "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation
On Friday, March 18 at 12 p.m. ET, join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on "Sleep & Dementia: Why Sleep Matters and How to Improve It" presented by 2014 Gerontology alumna Julia Larimer.
02/17/2022
Scripps Gerontology Center provides free resources for families navigating caregiving decisions
A new suite of resources developed by Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center will help families navigate the difficult process of establishing and coordinating care for a loved one. Informed by years of research and feedback from people with care needs and their families, Our Family, Our Way helps families think and talk about caregiving.