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02/23/2017
Phyllis Cummins named Researcher of the Year by Ohio gerontology association
Phyllis Cummins, senior research scholar for Scripps Gerontology Center, was selected as Researcher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE). The award recognizes individuals in Ohio's aging network whose research has improved services, advanced knowledge, or supported the expansion of research in the field of gerontology in Ohio or nationally.
11/11/2016
Health care facilities and services expansion article cites Scripps Gerontology Center research
“Experts say the metro area is a prime market for building new facilities and expanding health care services because of its aging infrastructure and population, which is expected to see unprecedented growth over the next decade with those 65-and-older accounting for 22 percent of the state’s population by 2030, according to a recent report from Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center.”
10/20/2016
Research team sets out to find keys to college success for older students
Dr. Phyllis Cummins (center), a senior research scholar in the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, is leading a study on the college success of students between the ages of 40 and 64.Employers can no longer afford to discriminate against older workers, and the reason might surprise you. It’s not lawsuits; it’s demographics.
10/07/2016
Advocates for seniors hail feds' new nursing-home rules
“A lot of the changes are geared toward getting the facilities to let residents make as many decisions about their lives as possible despite their disabilities, which I view as a good trend,” said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio Long-Term Care Research Project at Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. ami University.
10/06/2016
Dr. Wilson presents new research on gender, pilgrimage, and ritual suicide
pilgrim-ayyappan.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson examines anxieties about masculinity among male pilgrims to a Hindu shrine, as well as legal controversies over a Jain practice of fasting to death.
10/06/2016
‘Sweetheart Swindler’ hired by company as in-home caregiver, suit says
Ohio is one of eight states that do not license home health-care agencies, and this incident is another reason why lawmakers should consider improving oversight, said Robert Applebaum, a professor and director of the long-term-care research project at the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.
08/31/2016
Coalition to tackle issues facing older Ohioans
Without a doubt, Ohio is an aging state, said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio long-term-care research project at Miami University.
08/31/2016
Coalition to tackle issues facing older Ohioans
Without a doubt, Ohio is an aging state, said Robert Applebaum, director of the Ohio long-term-care research project at Miami University.
08/23/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center receives grant to improve Ohio's nursing homes
Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Department of Medicaid to improve nursing home residents’ quality of life.