Dr. Dawn Carr Featured in Wallet Hub Article: Best & Worst States for Doctors

Medicine is changing rapidly, and the way it is taught and practiced has to change too. The industry faces an aging population, new regulations and technological breakthroughs. Dr. Dawn Carr was interviewed on how policy affects medical practice, issues facing doctors today, and more. Visit the article here

Opening Minds through Art: Jan. 18th & 19th Workshops

Two OMA workshops were held at The Claude Pepper Center with the Scripps Opening Minds through Art (OMA) team from Oxford, Ohio. Guests created abstract art while learning about the evidence-based and research-backed OMA process. It was wonderful seeing how the “no-fail OMA art recipe” allowed everyone to express their inner artist. Guests had the […]

Opening Minds through Art: Connecting Generations through Art Making (Jan. 18th Lecture)

Dr. Elizabeth Lokon (founder of Opening Minds through Art/OMA), Meghan Young (Associate Director, OMA) and Krysta Peterson (Assistant Director, OMA) join us at the Claude Pepper Center for a lecture titled “Opening Minds through Art: Connecting generations through art making.” For 16 years, Scripps Gerontology Center’s Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program has connected younger […]

Directors of FSU’s Claude Pepper Center and Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy present to RCCN

Dawn Carr, an associate professor of sociology and the director of FSU’s Claude Pepper Center, and Miles Taylor, a professor of sociology and director of FSU’s Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, present in a webinar Considering Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences When Studying Resilience organized by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) and […]

FSU researchers use AI to prompt older adults’ participation in research

In a new study, Florida State University researchers explore the challenges of recruiting and retaining older adults to participate in research.  The study also marks the first step of a broad, interdisciplinary FSU effort to increasingly use artificial intelligence in research.  In the study, published in The Gerontologist, Associate Professor of Sociology Dawn Carr identified core “motivation clusters” […]

A Focus on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Originally published by the Journal of Aging and Social Policy in 2017 By Lori Gonzalez Abstract For over four decades, the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) has been operated by nonprofit organizations. Research has demonstrated that nonprofit PACE provides quality, cost-effective community-based care to older adults who would otherwise require a nursing […]

Will For-Profits Keep Up the Pace in the United States? The Future of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Originally published by the International Journal of Health Services in 2020 By Lori Gonzalez Abstract The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) has provided, for more than 4 decades, high-quality, cost-effective medical and social care to older people in the United States under nonprofit ownership. Recent rulings by the Centers for Medicare & […]