‘Sweetheart Swindler’ hired by company as in-home caregiver, suit says
Ohio is one of eight states that do not license home health-care agencies, and this incident is another reason why lawmakers should consider improving oversight, said Robert Applebaum, a professor and director of the long-term-care research project at the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.
Opening Minds through Art featured in Purdue University Story
September 15, 2016 – West Lafayette, Ind.- Lafayette Journal & Courier news story about a juried art show at Purdue University “Art of Aging” put on by the university's Center on Aging and the Life Course. The story features the roll out of Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center’s Opening Minds through Art program at the Westminster Village
Alumni Advisory Group Inaugural Meeting
Alumi-Inaugrual-meeting.jpgAlumni Advisory Group meeting On August 1, 2016, Scripps Gerontology Center convened the inaugural meeting of the Gerontology Alumni Advisory Group. Executive Director Suzanne Kunkel noted that "Our history is rooted in the groundbreaking demographic research that took place here in the first five decades since our founding in 1922. We are deeply proud of that legacy. But we are equally proud of the next generation of pioneering work that began in the 1960's-research and education about aging. Our gerontology alums represent this momentous new legacy." The Alumni Advisory Group was formed with the purpose of advising the Scripps Gerontology Center regarding best ways for alumni to connect with each other, with current and future students, and with the broader Miami University and Scripps communities.
Coalition to tackle issues facing older Ohioans
Without a doubt, Ohio is an aging state, said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio long-term-care research project at Miami University.
Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio's nursing homes
Scripps-PELI-400x244.gifMiami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to improve nursing home residents’ quality of life.
State grant to expand Miami's Opening Minds through Art program
Molly_Artist_Audrey_Voln_CedarVillage_F13-200x134.gifOpening Minds through Art (OMA) has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to expand its award-winning program in the state.
Scripps Gerontology Center Survey measures nursing home resident satisfaction
Results from the biennial satisfaction survey of residents in long-term care facilities, developed by Scripps Gerontology Center featured in an article about the top rankings of Otterbein North Shore Skilled Nursing & Rehab Small House.
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center is the recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The money will be used to understand the factors that support older learners in their ability to complete training and education programs.
What Did the Nursing Home Satisfaction Survey Tell Us?
"In a statewide survey released last week, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in our nine-county region fared well. More than half scored above the state average in a resident satisfaction survey that drew on the feedback of nearly 50,000 seniors."