The International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA²) will be hosting the American Indian & Alaska Native Resource Center for Brain Health Webinar Series. Three webinars will be taking place over the coming months of June and July 2023. We invite you to join IA² and various featured speakers to learn more about Brain Health, Traditional Foods and Brain Health, and Tribal Resolutions. Learn from subject matter experts and gain insight into various brain health resources available.
Dementia 101 in American Indian & Alaska Native Communities
Featuring Speaker: Dr. Joseph Neil Henderson PhD, MS (Choctaw)
Tribal Resolutions on Brain Health
Featuring Speakers: Twila Martin Kekahbah, M.ED; MFA (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) & Chandra Wilson, MSW, NPAIHB (Klamath, Modoc, Yahooskin Paiute)
IA2 and Your Organization
The International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA2) has a current and evolving resource library covering a variety of topics. If you would be interested in connecting with the team at IA2 to learn more or discuss the potential of further collaboration or IA2 presenting for your organization about the resources available, be sure to reach out.
The International Association for Indigenous Aging, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational association, works to:
- Ensure the provision of appropriate and quality services and resources for indigenous elders.
- Expand opportunities for elders’ involvement in environmentalism, community participation, health maintenance, volunteerism/civic engagement, consumerism, senior enterprise.
- Enhance the protection of the rights of elders including their freedom from abuse and neglect and their right to autonomy.
- Educate the public, policymakers and practitioners about the status of indigenous elders.
- Improve the status of older people worldwide, especially indigenous populations.
IA2 works collaboratively, drawing upon our network of people from all sectors and multiple professions, including researchers, academicians, media experts, and outreach and intervention specialists from around the country. We bring to bear their experience and expertise in our work to improve the lives of indigenous people.