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Inaugural National Conference on Alzheimer's disease/Dementia in Native American Communities: Impact, Issues and Next Steps

The Banner Alzheimer's Institute Native American Program will host the first National Native American Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia in Native American communities on October 15 and 16 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Targeting urban and tribal health care and social service professionals, this two-day conference will provide eight plenary and more than 30 concurrent sessions from stellar Native American and dementia specialists from across the U.S.

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Needs Assessment

The Needs Assessment, Identifying Our Needs: A Survey of Elders assists tribes, villages, and homesteads in creating a record of the health and social needs of their elders. Survey results satisfy the requirement for Title VI nutrition and caregiving grants and document the needs of your elders to help with tribal planning, long-term care discussions,and grant applications.
How to get started  |  Assessment materials

Heroes Project

The Heroes Project honors individuals who have dedicated their time, talent, and energy to help Native American elders. These are your neighbors whose efforts often go unrecognized. This year's recipients will be announced soon.
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Native Aging Visions Newsletter

Our newsletter, Native Aging Visions, is available in either electronic or print form. To subscribe, please complete the online form or call 800-896-7628.
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Well-Balanced: Wise Elders Living Longer

Well-Balanced is group program designed specifically for Native American elders that combines exercise, information, and social interaction to help elders remain active and independent as long as possible.
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Native Elder Caregiver Curriculum (NECC)

Elder caregivers in your community are one of our most valuable resources. Help them function more effectively with a three day workshop.
Learn more about the Native Elder Caregiver Curriculum