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11/20/2018
In Memoriam
The Scripps Gerontology Center mourns the recent death of Robert C. Atchley. Bob led the center for more than two decades. He was a pioneer in the areas of retirement research, continuity theory, and spirituality and aging. He will be dearly missed by several generations of gerontology students and colleagues at Miami University and far beyond.
11/12/2018
GSA 2018 Miami Student, Faculty, and Staff Events and Presentations
Thirty-four Miami University Gerontology faculty, research staff, graduate students, and collaborating alumni will present at the GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA., November 14 – 18, 2018.
11/12/2018
Western Program announces its launch of Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation in fall 2019
On Saturday, October 27, Western College Program alumni, faculty, and current students all gathered for a special announcement: the launch of the new Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, which in fall 2019 will introduce new programming to promote inquiry and action in addressing problems at the intersections of science and social impact
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.
11/01/2018
Anthropologist Jason De Leon describes the plight of migrants in the "Land of Open Graves" at the U.S.-Mexican border
Jason De Leon came to Miami on Oct. 18 to deliver the 2018 Faber Scholar Lecture in honor of International Archaeology Day, presented by the Department of Anthropology and University Honors Program
10/18/2018
Kate de Medeiros co-edits report on aging What Makes a Good Life in Late Life
News-Medical.net, Oct. 17 and Medindia.net, Oct. 18 (subscription may be required)
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.
10/16/2018
"Locate, excavate, and contextualize": collaborative-community research in Indigenous communities
On October 1, Mindy Morgan presented a lecture, "Untangling the Web: Indigenous Linguistic and Cultural Knowledge and Americanist Anthropology," which explored the synthesis of her work from the last 20 years focusing on the opportunities and challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization of Native American communities
09/27/2018
Miami University Research Scholar provides financial planning insights for older adults
In the first episode of The Gray Q&A, Jennifer Heston, a researcher from the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, answers Richland Source readers' questions about finances for senior citizens.