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National Indian Council on Aging - NICOA

Organization URL(s)

www.nicoa.org/
info@nicoa.org

Other Contact Information

10501 Montgomery Boulevard, NE Suite 210
Albuquerque, NM 87111-3846
505-292-2001 (Voice)
505-292-1922 (FAX)

Description

The National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) advocates for improved comprehensive services to American Indian and Alaska Native elders. Since the organization was formed in 1976, by a group of tribal chairmen, it has evolved into the nation's foremost non-profit advocate for this population. As a national contractor currently operating the Senior Community Service Empoyment Program (SCSEP), NICOA provides employment training opportunities for nearly a thousand elders in 14 states. The organization also partners with federal agencies, universities, and other aging organizations to conduct activities benefitting Indian elders.

Online Resources

Print Resources

Publications: Access to Benefits, Diabetes Education Outreach Strategies (DEOS) Program Guidebook, Elder Abuse and historical publications. (PDF files) Serial Publications: Elder Visions Newsletter and Long Term Care Newsletter.

Review Date

Thursday, Jan 20, 2011