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10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
05/17/2019
New majors, a new department, approved by Miami trustees
Miami University trustees at their May 17 meeting approved the establishment of two bachelor of arts degrees — one with a major in data analytics and one with a major in organizational leadership — both in the College of Arts and Science.
11/01/2018
Grant funded dementia care education available for Ohio nursing homes
The Eden Alternative, in collaboration with the Ohio Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, is seeking Medicare and/or Medicaid participating nursing homes in Ohio that are inspired to make a difference in the lives of those who live with dementia.
10/17/2018
Family satisfaction Miami-Minnesota collaboration published in the Journal of Applied Gerontology
Key factors for family satisfaction with nursing homes similar across states. In recent months, news headlines have included numerous investigations into cases of nursing home staff shortages and resident maltreatment — many of which were reported by the families of vulnerable residents.
09/20/2018
Mentorship and collaboration: research making a difference in the lives of Ohio families
This summer Sara Stemen and Leah Janssen, PhD students in Social Gerontology, mentored five undergraduate students working on a statewide nursing home and residential care facility family satisfaction survey that provides data for Ohio's Long-term Care Consumer Guide.
06/12/2018
Economic impact of Miami University is $2.3 billion
Miami University's economic impact to the state in FY 2017 was $2.3 billion, via operational, student, visitor, alumni and other spending and investment.
06/05/2018
Preferences for Activity and Leisure (PAL) Cards are one of 16 Ohio Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects
PAL Cards provide at-a-glance information about a resident's background and important preferences for daily life that can be used to spark conversation and build relationships between residents and staff.
05/11/2018
Miami University faculty and alum knowledge and expertise recognized by New York Times
Can you really select a quality nursing home by reading Yelp reviews?
04/16/2018
Ian Matt Nelson on nursing home changing demographics
Ian “Matt” Nelson (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about younger residents in Ohio’s nursing home facilities.