Experiences With and Access to Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs for Older American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Peoples
This journal article shares what the American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Evidence-Based Program Advisory Council found when they interviewed Elder services program staff, Title VI directors, and Elders, about evidence-based programs.
The Association of Cultural Participation and Social Engagement with Self-Reported Diagnosis of Memory Problems Among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders
This research examines the association of cultural participation and social engagement with older American Indians and Alaska Natives with self-reported diagnosis of memory problems, and how low rates of participation and engagement can increase problems with memory.
The Relationship Between Diabetes and Oral Health Status, and Dental Visits Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders
This research examines the rates of diabetes, oral health, and number of dental visits in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian populations, and the need to increase oral health literacy and dental visits among Elders with diabetes.
Dental Care Utilization and Service Needs Among American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Elders: 2008 to 2017
This article discusses dental care use and the services needed among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian elders from 2008 to 2017.
Education, Income, and Employment and Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among American Indian/Alaska Native Elders
Chronic disease studies have omitted analyses of the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population, relied on small samples of AI/ANs, or focused on a single disease among AI/ANs. We measured the influence of income, employment status, and education level on the prevalence of chronic disease among 14,632 AI/AN elders. This article has also been included in a special collection for Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy titled, "PCD Collection: Eliminating Health Disparities: A Collection of Papers Dedicated to the Life and Work of Dr. Timothy Cunningham."
The Interrelationship Between the Society of Indian Psychologists and Counseling Psychology
This article examines the interrelationship between SIP and counseling psychology, given their shared beliefs in social justice and culturally competent research, training, and service. Some of the early history of SIP is presented as well as the landmark moments for the organization.
Physical Activity and Cervical Cancer Testing Among American Indian Women
This study examined Pap screening prevalence and assessed whether physical activity was associated with screening adherence among AI women from 2 culturally distinct regions in the Northern Plains and the Southwest.
Body Mass Index and Cancer Screening in Older American Indian and Alaska Native Men
The study looked at the prevalence of fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing among American Indian and Alaska Native men within the past year by age and rurality and determined if body mass index (BMI) was associated with cancers screening.
Native American Elders' Health Congruence: The Role of Gender and Corresponding Functional Well-being, Hospital Admissions, and Social Engagement
Addressing the need to explore how Native American (NA) elders' subjective health (SH) compares to their objective health (OH; chronic disease conditions), we examined whether: congruence between 8191 NA elders' SH and OH parallels that of non-NA elders; health optimism (SH > OH) is protective and health pessimism (SH < OH), is detrimental; and whether gender moderates links between health congruence and health-related outcomes.