Manataka American Indian Council
Report Released on Key Issues of Long-Term Care for American Indian and
Alaska Native Elders -- The
Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency in the Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS), in partnership with the Administration on Aging (AoA) and
the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA), has issued a report on
long-term care for American Indian and Alaska Native elders. The report,
American Indian and Alaska Native Roundtable on Long-Term Care: Final Report
2002, summarizes the discussions and consensus positions developed during a
recent Roundtable Conference in April on American Indian and Alaska Native
An electronic copy (in Adobe .pdf format) of the full report is available.
for Native Americans, Part B-Native Hawaiian Program
VI Program Announcement, Federal Register: June 20, 2002
HHS Awards Native American Elders Caregiver Grants
HHS Awards New Native American Grants for Tribal Elders and Caregivers [HHS Press Release]
Provide Input to the Development of the New Regulations for the Older Americans Act -- See also: Reference Information including the OAA Title VI Regulations - Sections 1326 and 1328
Ten Exemplary Title VI Programs honored at the Second Annual AoA Tribal Listening Session held 8/15/2001 - These programs were recognized for the exemplary supportive and nutrition services they provide to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian elders and their families.
Title VI - Grants for Native Americans (history with summary program data)
Older Americans Act: Part 1326 Regulations - Grants to Indian Tribes for Support and Nutrition Services
Older Americans Act: Part 1328 Regulations - Grants for Supportive and Nutritional Services to Older Hawaiian Natives
Grants to Indian Tribal Organizations for Supportive and Nutritional Services for Older Indians -- Title VI Program Announcement, Federal Register
Programs for American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Elders (Title VI of the Older Americans Act
Native Health Research Database (NHRD) -- Provides bibliographic information and abstracts of over 3,500 health-related articles and resource documents developed primarily by IHS staff, tribal health professionals, and health care practitioners working in American Indian and Alaska Native communities as well as some online, full-text documents and direct links to reputable American Indian and Alaska Native general health and wellness web sites, and linkages to Medline citations focusing on the Indian population.
Native Health History Database (NHHD) -- Provides users with access to historical health information focused on the American Indian and Alaska Native population. The historical information in the NHHD includes citations to approximately 3,300 books and articles from 1672 to 1965. The database includes early descriptions of diseases and healing practices and is a rich repository for research.
Links to Other Resources (off-site):
Native Elder Health Care Resource Center -- University of Colorado at Denver
National Resource Center on Native American Aging -- University of North Dakota
Indian Health Service (IHS)
Codetalk -- Links to Major American Indian Web Sites
Other Native American Resources (on the IHS web site)
For further information, contact: Dr. Yvonne Jackson, firstname.lastname@example.org