Scripps Gerontology Center Publications
The Scripps Gerontology Center promotes the interests of older adults, families and an aging society and serves students, faculty, professionals, agencies, and professional organizations in the field of aging. The Center's research efforts include generating, organizing, and disseminating high quality multidisciplinary aging related knowledge that will make a difference in the lives of older adults. The education efforts focus on supporting undergraduate and graduate gerontology education at Miami University and promoting public awareness of aging issues.
Ohio's Nursing Homes and Residential Care Facilities in the Economic Downturn: How have they adjusted? (2014-05-13)Long-term care facilities have been impacted by the economic downturn and other changes in the long-term care system. This research brief describes strategies most often implemented by Ohio's nursing homes and residential ...
(2014-03-14)The 2013 National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging builds on previous surveys to assess the evolving role of AAAs in the new health care delivery system. Findings from this survey highlight the changing population served ...
Leveraging Resources Between the Senior Community Service Employment Program and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (2014-02-13)This report describes a project that sought to determine the role the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) might play in supporting the Long-Term Care Ombudsman in their expanded role in the HOME Choice ...
Maybe Elephants Can Dance: Two Decades of Progress in Delivering Long-Term Services and Supports in Ohio (2013-11-12)This longitudinal study, initiated by the General Assembly in 1993 and continuously funded by the Ohio Department of Aging, tracks how long-term services and supports utilization has changed over the past two decades in Ohio.
(2013-05-07)This study describes the changes in Ohio's approach to delivering long-term services that have occurred in the last 20 years.