The Northwest Tribal Elders project fosters the Northwest tribes ensuring our tribal elders receive satisfactory health and wellness services and resources. We are currently funded on a cooperative agreement that focuses focus on capacity building, program and policy development, mobilizing partnerships, providing health education and promotion, and training and technical assistance to our member tribes in areas that will enhance community development and health equity.
CDC collaborated with tribal leaders across the nation to develop and implement the Healthy Brain Initiative and the Road Map for Indian Country (RMIC). This is a first-ever public health guide focused on dementia in AI/AN communities. NPAIHB is the first AI/AN CDC funded collaborative grant. The HBI/RMIC is a community engagement tool that can empower tribal communities to:
Chandra Wilson, MSW (The Klamath Tribes)
Wyatt Miner (Cheyenne River Sioux)
State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementias – “SPADO”
Savvy Caregiver in Indian Country Training – Dr. J. Neil Henderson (Choctaw of Oklahoma) Professor Emeritus, Dept of Family Medicine & Biobehavioral Health University of Minnesota Medical School
THIS RESOURCE WAS PRODUCED AND SUPPORTED THROUGH FUNDING BY CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM GRANT #1NU58DP006923-11-00