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Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Dementia Capability in In...

$250,000

deadline:

07/19/21

Description

The objective of the Dementia-Capability in Indian Country funding opportunity is to develop and expand the dementia-capability of tribal home and community-based service systems to include the availability of dementia-capable supportive services for persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD), their families and their caregivers. This goal will be achieved by: 1) enhancing the ability of tribal systems and programs to embed dementia-capability in their service networks; and 2) through delivery of dementia-capable supportive services including dementia specific evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions. This project will target the delivery of dementia-capable services, supports and education in native communities. Through this program, tribal entities will work to improve the understanding of ADRD in Indian Country by developing and implementing culturally competent educational resources, as well as improving the dementia-capability of their HCBS systems t...

Eligibility

  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.