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.Learn More
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
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.
Native Aging Visions Newsletter
Well-Balanced: Wise Elders Living Longer
is group program designed specifically for Native American elders that combines exercise, information, and
interaction to help elders remain active and independent as long as possible.
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