ERIC Number: ED410070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Native Aging Visions: A Resource for Native Elders. Volume 1, 1994-97.
Native Aging Visions, v1 n1-6 1994-97
This volume of newsletters reports on the activities and research projects of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging located at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. The Center studies health issues and access problems facing American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian elders. Specifically, the resource center was developed to provide training and technical assistance to health and social service professionals who work with Native American elders; to conduct research on pertinent Native American elder issues; to facilitate training programs regarding curricular sensitivity to Native American elders; and to develop a national dissemination strategy for training materials, research findings, and resource center activities. Newsletters consist of correspondence from the center's director overviewing center activities, profiles of resource center staff, information on upcoming conferences and training programs, descriptions of training and technical assistance programs developed by staff, and research projects initiated by resource center staff. Examples of training programs developed by staff include a geriatric leadership project and a cultural sensitivity training program. Research projects initiated by the center have examined the utilization of health care services among older Native Americans, the access and utilization of formal and informal caregiving services for older Native Americans, and the incidence of lower-extremity amputations among older Native Americans. (LP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. National Resource Center on Native American Aging.