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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.
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.
09/15/2021
2nd Annual Maude's Awards Winners Announced Including Opening Minds through Art from Oxford, OH
Maude's Awards was created to enrich the quality of life for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their care partners. It provides monetary awards to organizations and individuals for innovations excelling in one of several categories.
09/03/2021
Virtual Open House Scheduled in November
Are you or someone you know interested in gerontology? Scripps Gerontology Center and the Department of Sociology and Gerontology invite you to a virtual open house to learn more about Miami University graduate programs in gerontology!
07/19/2021
Scripps Staff Updates
Leah Janssen, Ph.D., joined the Scripps team on July 12 as the Assistant Director for Academic Programs and Research Support!
07/15/2021
Dr. Phyllis Cummins Joins Looking Forward Our Way Podcast for episode
Lifelong learning and the power of learning is key to an individual's success in the workplace. So when education barriers for adult students and job seekers exist, we all lose.
06/30/2021
Scripps Gerontology Center study finds Ohio leads the nation in generating local funds to support in-home services for older people
A recent study funded by the RRF Foundation for Aging and conducted by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University found Ohio leads the nation in expanding the availability of in-home services to older individuals through locally funded initiatives.
06/28/2021
Dr. Elizabeth Lokon and Opening Minds Through Art Featured in Encore.org Gen2Gen Innovation Fellows
Dr. Lokon has been named one of Encore.org’s Gen2Gen Innovation Fellows for her work developing a dementia-friendly app that fosters intergenerational friendship through simultaneous art-making over video chat.
05/13/2021
Scripps Staff Updates
Robert Graham, Ph.D., joined Scripps Gerontology Center as a Research Scholar on May 1.