Projects & Services
The National Resource Center on Native American Aging has a variety of resources and materials to help elders and their caregivers live well. Materials can also be delivered electronically; please contact our office.
Needs Assessment—Identifying Our Needs: A Survey
The purpose of this survey is to assist tribes, villages, and homesteads in creating a record of the health and social needs of their elders.
Well-Balanced (Wise Elders Living Longer)
A 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.
Lists all tribal elderly services available in the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii. There is an interactive map along with contact information for each site.
Honors individuals who have dedicated their time, talent, and energy to help Native American elders.
Native Elder Caregiver
Elder caregivers in your community are one of our most valuable resources. Help them function more effectively with a three day workshop.
Native American Map for Elder Services (NAMES): A
Long Term Care Planning Tool Kit
A tool kit that fully describes the spectrum of long term care. NAMES was developed to assist American Indian and Alaskan Native groups with planning, developing, and implementing long term care services for their elderly within their communities. Developed in 2002.