The 2017 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture addresses long-term care in China
whelpton-2017-bei-wu-250x250.jpgDr. Bei Wu, from New York University (NYU) will be sharing her research in a lecture titled “Improving Quality of Care of Older Adults: Twenty-Year Long-Term Care System Development in China”. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7, at 5:00 PM in 180 Marcum Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Scripps and n4a partner on 2017 national survey of Title VI Native American aging programs
n4a-scripps-title-vi-155x200.jpgA new n4a report finds that Title VI Native American aging programs enable tribal elders to live with independence and dignity and their homes and communities, but face unique challenges in providing services. The new report, National Title VI Program Survey: Serving Tribal Elders Across the United States, was released today at the National Title VI Training and Technical Assistance Conference.
Findings from a survey of adult guardianships in Ohio
8-2017-thmb-guardianship-286x200.jpgAdult guardianship, managed by Ohio’s Probate Courts, is a necessary strategy to promote a high quality of life while preventing the exploitation of individuals who are not capable of making decisions for themselves. Despite the importance of these decisions, the strategies used by counties to provide oversight of adult guardianship vary across the state and concerns have been raised in some instances about the quality of guardianship practice. Inspired by recent updates to improve guardianship practice (Rule 66), researchers at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center created and administered a survey to collect data on this important topic.
Scripps study predicts Butler county senior population to rise
With the number of senior citizens on the rise in Butler County, the Council on Aging of Southwest Ohio offered a new contract deal that will allow them to serve more people.
Policy does matter: Ohio continues to make progress in creating a balanced system of long-term services and supports
A report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center highlights considerable progress Ohio has in creating a more balanced system of long-term services and supports for older adults and adults with disabilities.
Mallory-Wilson Center Awards presented to Miami senior Reeti Pal and sociologist Jennifer Bulanda
The Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education is proud to present Miami senior Reeti Pal with the 2017 Ken and Joan Frankel Outstanding Premedical Student Award and Miami Sociology professor Dr. Jennifer Bulanda with the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award. Reeti will be honored at a ceremony on May 12, while Dr. Bulanda received her award from Miami's seniors at the Graduating Prehealth Student Reception on April 20th
How the quality of care in Ohio's skilled nursing facilities compares
OXFORD, Ohio — A recent study on the quality of care provided to residents on Medicaid in Ohio's nursing homes by researchers at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center suggests room for improvement.
New online graduate certificate program to encourage innovative entrepreneurial solutions for rising aging challenges
Miami's new Social Entrepreneurship & Aging (SEA) Graduate Certificate, beginning in fall 2017, is set to explore a new set of challenges and market opportunities
Webinar | Achieving Caregiver Respite and Support: A Strategy in Four Levels
FREE Webinar Wednesday, March 29, 2017 || How can we enhance the work we do with and on behalf of the family caregivers who are so vital to our system of long-term services and supports? There are multiple ways, and no single set of services or supports fits all.