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08/08/2016
Scripps Gerontology Center Survey measures nursing home resident satisfaction
Results from the biennial satisfaction survey of residents in long-term care facilities, developed by Scripps Gerontology Center featured in an article about the top rankings of Otterbein North Shore Skilled Nursing & Rehab Small House.
06/23/2016
Miami's Scripps Gerontology Center Awarded $1.4 Million Grant
Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center is the recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The money will be used to understand the factors that support older learners in their ability to complete training and education programs.
03/08/2016
What Did the Nursing Home Satisfaction Survey Tell Us?
"In a statewide survey released last week, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in our nine-county region fared well. More than half scored above the state average in a resident satisfaction survey that drew on the feedback of nearly 50,000 seniors."
02/28/2016
Mahoning County departments must prepare for decline in population, auditor says
Projections made by Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University cited in an article.
02/15/2016
Involvement critical to nursing home resident family's satisfaction
Nursing home residents with relatives involved in their care have more satisfied families according to researchers at Miami University's Scripps Gerontology Center.
02/07/2016
Older job-seekers touted to Ohio businesses
Story promoting training for the aging workforce features projections from Phyllis Cummins, assistant director of research at Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University.
01/04/2016
Study Identifies Strengths, Leads to Strategies for Improvement in Ohio Nursing Home Disaster Planning
More than four out of five of Ohio’s counties have had a federally declared major disaster declaration in the past decade. On any given day in Ohio's nursing homes, there are nearly 78,000 residents with physical or cognitive impairments. To protect them from harm, nursing homes develop emergency preparedness plans to cover situations in which their staff and residents may need to evacuate or shelter in place. In collaboration with the Ohio Departments of Aging, Health and Emergency Management, Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center researchers examined preparedness and planning in Ohio nursing homes.
01/04/2016
Ohio nursing homes have emergency plans, but are they complete?
Researchers at Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center say nearly all of Ohio’s nursing homes have plans in place to respond to emergencies, but not enough facilities are coordinating efforts with hospitals, emergency responders and public health officials.
12/11/2015
Dr. Wilson becomes Scripps Research Fellow
scripps.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson has been appointed a Research Fellow of the Scripps Gerontology Center, in recognition of her work on religion and aging.