November has been a busy month for the IA2 Brain Health team. This month our team has had the opportunity to share with others about the different types of caregiving as well as about our new information products.
— IA2‘s Dave Baldridge was able to share his personal experiences on the BOLD Public Health Center of Excellence on Dementia Caregiving webinar: Experiences of Diverse Older Adults Living with Dementia.
— IA2‘s Mary Ann O’Meara had the opportunity to share about the organization and the many new resources available at the Addressing Alzheimer’s in Indian Country Webinar.
Be sure to check out our ever-evolving Brain Health Resource Library for American Indian and Alaska Native communities, available on our website.
- Check out our Newly released – Dementia Risk Reduction Flyers
- Learn more about Dementia Friends for American Indian and Alaska Native communities and how to become a Champion (more below)
- What else is new in the IA2 Brain Health Resource Library for American Indian and Alaska Native communities?
— By IA2 – 10 Warning Signs Flyer for American Indian in Alaska Native communities (6 designs to choose from)
— By IA2 – Tribal Law and Policy for Dementia and Alzheimer’s
— Ideas for Tribal Public Health Approaches to Dementia – a menu of activities for health & public health
— Banner Alzheimer’s Institute releases “Walk with Me” CD with Native music for people living with dementia
— Research – Spirituality as a Coping Mechanism for Dementia Caregivers
— Resources – Administration for Community Living’s Brain Health Resources
- Follow our Facebook page for campaigns and resources you can share or borrow for your own social media and newsletters– and please share within your circle to help us spread the word.
- Read the story “Improving the Well-Being of Native Older Adults and their Caregivers” by clicking here by the CDC Foundation, recognizing the efforts of the IA2 team and many other amazing partners and participants celebrating successes and learning opportunities for respite care grant and tribal staff training initiatives.
- Check us out on Twitter for future campaigns and social media messages we invite you to borrow and re-use.