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09/18/2020
Scripps Gerontology Center partners with Preference Based Living for online tool to document preferences of older adults
A new online tool is now available for health care providers to assess the preferences of their residents or clients.
09/17/2020
Scripps Gerontology Center will help student job training and credentials for adults
Improving job training and education for adults through post-baccalaureate credentials is the goal of two new Scripps research projects.
08/19/2020
IDEAS: The elderly casually dismissed as expendable in age of coronavirus
Featured in Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News, Dr. Kate de Medieros writes an op-ed on COVID-19 and attitudes towards older adults. The article highlights the danger of ageist approaches of lumping older adults together based on chronological age and under the umbrella of vulnerability.
08/17/2020
Scripps Gerontology Center engaged in new federal grant to expand dementia-capable communities
The Administration for Community Living (ACL), has awarded a second 3-year grant to Ohio partners aimed at expanding dementia-capable communities and implementation of programs within underserved communities.
07/02/2020
Survey by Miami researchers finds communication is key for families of long-term care residents during COVID-19 visitation restrictions
Scripps Director of Research, Dr. Jane Straker and Scripps Research Associate, Dr. Mi Sun Choi recently conducted an online survey to find out how families and residents are staying in touch, and how families feel about new ways of communicating with the facility and the residents.
06/19/2020
Caregiving research study seeks families
Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University is looking for caregiving families to help test an online communication and care coordination resource designed to help families talk and make decisions about caregiving.
04/13/2020
2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award
The Scripps Gerontology Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Takashi Yamashita is the recipient of the 2020 W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni award. This award recognizes Miami University gerontology graduate student alumni for outstanding leadership in the field of aging.
02/05/2020
Linked Senior partners with Scripps Gerontology Center
Linked Senior has partnered with Scripps to implement a web-based method for assessing nursing home resident preferences for everyday living.
02/04/2020
Opening Minds through Art pairs Ohio medical student with nursing home residents
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) highlighted by The Columbus Dispatch for pairing Ohio medical students with nursing home residents living with dementia.