The November Resource Center In Action
We are very excited to share our November updates in the Resource Center in Action section. Like every month, IA2 has been busy! We have:
- Present on the CDC Foundation Search. Find. Help. Webinar regarding the challenges and successes of American Indian and Alaska Native communities in their battle against COVID – 19.
- Presented at the CDC BOLD and Healthy Brain Initiative Annual Grantee meeting.
- Attended the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
- Attended the Healthy Brain Initiative’s Risk Reduction Collaborative Peer Webinar Series.
- Hosted Savvy Caregiver for Indian Country NICOA Conference participant follow-up providing additional support and resources to trainees.
- Hosted the Healthy Brain Website Talking Circle to receive feedback and insight into user experience of our newly launched Brain Health website.
- Executive Director, Bill Benson provided a keynote for the New Mexico 43rd Annual Conference on Aging
- IA2 ‘s Dr. Jolie Crowder in partnership with Valerie Tsosie (So’Tsoh Foundation) and Ron Eppes (Alzheimer’s Assocation New Mexico) spoke at a virtual session at the New Mexico Conference on Dementia Resources and Services from Local to National. Dr. Jolie Crowder, joined by Casey Acklin from the Dementia Engagement, Education, and Research Program (University of Nevada, Reno) provided a second presentation at the New Mexico Conference that offers a preview of the newly adapted Dementia Friends programming specifically for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
- In partnership with IA2, Dr. Joseph Neil Henderson hosted Savvy Caregiver for Indian Country sessions in Wisconsin.
- Participated in Indian Country Echo Sessions. This will be a monthly series with sessions offered for Caregivers and Community staff and a second offering for healthcare clinicians from the I/T/U health system. To view past sessions or learn more about upcoming sessions click here.
- Continued to work on our growing Native Brain Health Resource Library
- Our CDC Foundation project team is hard at work on activities that are a great complement to our Brain Health Resource Center work. With support from the CDC Foundation, IA2 is offering
IA2 continues to offer print-on-demand stipends of $250 for flyers and posters from the IA2, ASTHO, and National Council for Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) suite of materials developed with funding from the CDC.