04/16/2018
Ian Matt Nelson on nursing home changing demographics
Nelson-Matt-200x250.jpgIan “Matt” Nelson (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about younger residents in Ohio’s nursing home facilities.
03/19/2018
Public Radio taps Scripps Gerontology and the Knolls for expertise on aging
WVXU-Scripps-03072018-logsdon-23-800x494.jpg“Cincinnati Edition,” an hour-long weekday program, went on the road March 7 for a show discussing the issues of aging. The program originated in the Athletic Performance Center adjacent to Miami’s Yager Stadium. The program is a production of Cincinnati Public Radio, which operates the Miami University station WMUB as well as WVXU.
03/12/2018
Phyllis Cummins on older workers
Cummins-Phyllis-200x250.jpgPhyllis Cummins (Scripps Gerontology Center) is quoted in a story about local employers struggle to find workers.
02/04/2018
Scripps Gerontology Center and the Aging and Disability Business Institute partnership charts the role of community-based organizations in health care
In the January 2018 issue of Health Affairs, researchers from Yale University and the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio published a study finding that AAA involvement in a broad variety of cross-sector collaborations with health care and social service organizations is associated with a reduction in hospital re-admission rates.
01/25/2018
Helping Ohio chart a course for long-term care
oltcrp-cummins-applebaum-straker-kunkel-450x271.jpg“With more than 2.6 million people age 60 and older, Ohio ranks sixth nationally in the size of its aging population,” said Suzanne Kunkel, executive director of Scripps Gerontology Center. “While a growing older population is a marker of societal advancement, such increases present pressing challenges for the state, particularly in the provision of long-term services and supports.”
01/03/2018
Miami students conducting age-friendly city research study
uptown-spring-800x347.jpgFirst Year Research Experience (FYRE) students are partnering with the Scripps Gerontology Center to complete a needs assessment for Oxford’s Age-Friendly City Project
11/09/2017
Nursing homes see increased population of younger residents
news-u65-infographic-375x465-11-9-2017.jpgOXFORD, Ohio — A new report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center highlights a trend of individuals under age 65 using nursing homes in Ohio.
10/04/2017
Suzanne Kunkel named University Distinguished Professor
kunkel-distinguished-professor-348x252.jpgMiami University’s board of trustees conferred the title of University Distinguished Professor to Suzanne Kunkel, effective July 1, 2017. To be selected for this award, a faculty member must demonstrate teaching excellence, be a contributor to the life and mission of Miami University, and be a distinguished scholar of national and international stature with demonstrated recognition and with a projected high-level of scholarly productivity in the future. As part of the rigorous selection process, recognized scholars outside Miami University submit letters affirming the nominee’s national and international reputation in his or her discipline. There are currently 10 Distinguished Professors at Miami.
10/02/2017
Scripps study cited as Butler County renews elderly services contract
Dayton Daily News.com, Oct. 1 BUTLER COUNTY — The Butler County commissioners have a new five-year $3.8 million deal with the Council on Aging of Southwest Ohio to manage the Elderly Services Program.