What: Informational webinar for Healthcare Professionals, AI/AN Community Leaders & Members, and People Living with Dementia, Their Families, & Caregivers, provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
When: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 / 2:00pm ET
Description: This session will discuss the challenges of caregiving in Indian Country, showcase efforts of the International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA2) in the area of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and feature tribal aging resources from IA2.
• Provide an overview of the national Healthy Brain Initiative
• Discuss a project funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to prevent tribal elders with dementia from wandering
• Highlight the Dementia Friends program for American Indian and Alaska Native communities