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Dr. Elizabeth "Like" Lokon awarded OAEA 2021 Distinguished Citizen for Art Education
The Scripps Gerontology Center is proud to announce Dr. Elizabeth "Like" Lokon as the winner of the Ohio Art Education Association's (OAEA) 2021 Distinguished Citizen for Art Education award.
2nd Annual Maude's Awards Winners Announced Including Opening Minds through Art from Oxford, OH
Maude's Awards was created to enrich the quality of life for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their care partners. It provides monetary awards to organizations and individuals for innovations excelling in one of several categories.
Virtual Open House Scheduled in November
Are you or someone you know interested in gerontology? Scripps Gerontology Center and the Department of Sociology and Gerontology invite you to a virtual open house to learn more about Miami University graduate programs in gerontology!
Scripps Staff Updates
Leah Janssen, Ph.D., joined the Scripps team on July 12 as the Assistant Director for Academic Programs and Research Support!
Dr. Phyllis Cummins Joins Looking Forward Our Way Podcast for episode
Lifelong learning and the power of learning is key to an individual's success in the workplace. So when education barriers for adult students and job seekers exist, we all lose.
Scripps Gerontology Center study finds Ohio leads the nation in generating local funds to support in-home services for older people
A recent study funded by the RRF Foundation for Aging and conducted by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University found Ohio leads the nation in expanding the availability of in-home services to older individuals through locally funded initiatives.
Dr. Elizabeth Lokon and Opening Minds Through Art Featured in Gen2Gen Innovation Fellows
Dr. Lokon has been named one of’s Gen2Gen Innovation Fellows for her work developing a dementia-friendly app that fosters intergenerational friendship through simultaneous art-making over video chat.
Scripps Staff Updates
Robert Graham, Ph.D., joined Scripps Gerontology Center as a Research Scholar on May 1.
The Art of Aging Podcast: Episode 11 - Long Term Care Planning
Scripps Fellow and Director of the Long Term Care Research Project, Dr. Robert Applebaum, discusses long term care planning.