Dementia Risk Reduction Fliers – Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain
The International Association for Indigenous Aging has revised and updated a two-page flyer about dementia risk reduction, intended for American Indian and Alaska Native nations and tribal serving organizations to use. Designed by and for indigenous people, this flyer is part of our Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain initiative, which was created to raise awareness among tribal community members and educate them about the connection between heart and brain health.
10 Signs of Thinking or Memory Changes That Might Be Dementia
The International Association for Indigenous Aging has created a flyer with 10 signs of thinking and memory changes that could potentially be signs of dementia specifically for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
There are two design options, one with pictures and one with no pictures.
Healthy Food, Healthy Brain Rack Card Series
A planned 6-series ready-for-use rack card for American Indian and Alaska Native nations and tribal serving organizations; the first part is already out!
This healthy eating-focused message series includes practical advice and culturally relevant recipes.
Rack cards can be distributed through senior centers, inter-tribal organizations, healthcare facilities, administrative offices, tribal newspapers/radio stations, and as mailers to tribal members. Tribal meal delivery programs can incorporate weekly distribution for in-person and home-delivered meals. High-resolution files are available for download.
Help Reduce Your Risks of Dementia – Info Graphic
IA² has adapted The Lancet Risk factors for dementia infographic and created a version culturally tailored towards American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The process of creating this infographic included talking circles with tribal community members, Dementia Friends & Champions, the University of Nevada, Reno Dementia Engagement, Education and Research (DEER) Program, IA²’s Brain Health Leadership team, and internal IA² staff members.
Tribal Law & Policy – Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Issues
The International Association for Indigenous Aging and Splaine Consulting have created a new policy report for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. This report explores existing tribal laws and policies related Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia for Native communities.