For October, we are very excited to share many updates in the Resource Center in Action section. Like every month, IA2 has been busy!
- IA2 hosted 4 sessions on the Native Elder Caregiver Curriculum presented by the University of North Dakota with funding from the CDC Foundation.
- IA2 began planning for the CDC BOLD and Healthy Brain Initiative presentation in December
- IA2 accepted an invitation to speak at the New Mexico Aging Conference
- In partnership with IA2, Dr. Joseph Neil Henderson participated in the Native America Calling radio talk show sharing information and opportunities regarding social isolation and respite care opportunities.
- IA2 also 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 clinicians from the I/T/U health system. To view past sessions or learn more about upcoming sessions click here.
- Last but not least on the webinar front, our team lead a discussion with Dementia Friends program leads from across the country providing an overview of the American Indian and Alaska Native Dementia Friends program adaptation undertaken by IA2 and the amazing team from University of Nevada Reno. Dementia Friends is a program designed to increase awareness, reduce stigma, and reduce dementia risk (in our latest adaptation) among tribes and urban-Indian communities. To learn more, click here.
- Check out our growing Brain Health Resource Library
- Including My Native Plate and First Aid for People with Alzheimer’s
- 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
>> respite care grants,
>> and a new caregiving resource library!
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.