Tag : Aging With Dignity

Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed 'Family'
3 years ago Comments Off on Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed ‘Family’

Guardian Mitzi Kennard and Thor visit James at a Clermont County nursing home. Mitzi says she loves visiting James because he loves hunting, fishing and camping, as do her husband and sons. Thor and three other four-legged “team members” (Haylee, Mocha and Sadie) are frequent companions on visits, bringing smiles along with the guardians’ important […]

3 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Miami University Gerontology Students Find Joy In ‘Opening Minds Through Art’

Charitable Scholars Eleni Balli, Josie Ridgeway-Rader and Jessica Littrell have been on assignment with “Opening Minds through Art,” a program of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. Here is their report from the field:   Opening Minds through Art (OMA) aims to build bridges across age and cognitive barriers by creating a failure-free atmosphere, which is shared by […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Celebrates One Year, Plans Focus Areas, Internships For 2014

It’s been a year since Charitable Words was born on a white board in a small office in an elegant but aging historic building on Main Street, Cincinnati. The office has not changed much. The world around us has plenty. And 18 Charitable Words Scholars assigned to “learning and lending a hand” with nonprofits have […]

So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
3 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
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Since the launch of its pilot project last fall, Charitable Words Scholars has connected 10 students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe. Several more assignments are pending for the summer and fall. Our goal for next year is to double that number and scale up to do much more going forward. […]

4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Students ‘Opening Minds Through Art’

“I’m going to hold this picture by my heart all day.” “My mother had her paintings hanging on our wall, but I never appreciated them until now.” “Watch out for me…I’m an artist!” Touching words by some tremendous people, talented artists, we met Friday night at the Oxford Community Center. The occasion was an exhibit […]