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National Resource Center for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Elders

Organization URL(s)

afgpc1@uaa.alaska.edu
elders.uaa.alaska.edu/

Other Contact Information

University of Alaska Anchorage, College of Health & Social Welfare 3211 Providence Drive, Suite 205
Anchorage, AK 99508
907-786-4303 (Voice)
907-786-4440 (FAX)

Description

The National Resource Center (NRC) for American Indian, Alaska Native & Native Hawaiian Elders is a grant project of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The goals of this project are to: assess the current status of Native Elders in Alaska; develop an understanding of the cultural values that drive expectations and perceived needs for care; and document "best, promising and emerging practices" that are in current use. Additional goals include soliciting recommendations for community responses to elder abuse, exploitation and violence that are appropriate to Alaska Native cultures and providing education to medical providers.

Print Resources

Publications can be viewed and downloaded at http://elders.uaa.alaska.edu/pubs.htm

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Review Date

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011