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01/12/2022
January "One for the Ages" Lunchtime Presentation
On Friday, January 21 at 12 p.m. ET, join us for our virtual lunchtime presentation on "Time for Living & Caring: Recognizing & Supporting the Needs of Family Caregivers" presented by 2016 Cottrell Distinguished Alum Dr. Rebecca Utz.
01/01/2022
Scripps Gerontology Center to celebrate 100 years in 2022
Save the date! Scripps Gerontology Center invites you to their "One for the Ages" Centennial Celebration on September 9 and 10, 2022.
12/21/2021
Partnership with AARP leads to over 1,500 media hits
Scripps Gerontology Center in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) created the AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard.
12/09/2021
Director of Academic Program Support Pamela Mayberry Retires
After serving Miami University and the Scripps Gerontology Center for 20 years, Coordinator of Academic Programming Pamela Mayberry retired in the summer of 2021.
12/08/2021
Ohio Department of Aging announces additional sessions to seek input from Ohioans with dementia, their caregivers
The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) invites Ohioans living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, along with their caregivers, to share their stories and help shape future policy and programs in the state.
12/07/2021
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) Receives Funding From NextFifty Initiative to develop ScrippsAVID
Opening Minds through Art (OMA)'s ScrippsAVID has received funding from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of older adults and their caregivers.
11/11/2021
Scripps Staff Updates
Meet the newest additions to the Scripps Gerontology Center: Senior Research Associate Oksana Dikhtyar and Communications Specialist Asia Collier
11/09/2021
Dr. Elizabeth "Like" Lokon awarded OAEA 2021 Distinguished Citizen for Art Education
The Scripps Gerontology Center is proud to announce Dr. Elizabeth "Like" Lokon as the winner of the Ohio Art Education Association's (OAEA) 2021 Distinguished Citizen for Art Education award.
11/09/2021
2021 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Gerontology Alumni Awardees
Each year, Scripps Gerontology Center presents selected Miami University gerontology alumni with the W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Gerontology Alumni award for outstanding leadership and achievement in the field of aging. This year, the award was given to two recipients: Angela Heath and Mark Kolada.