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Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.933
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 27, 2023

For program and eligibility questions:
Dr. Jolie Crowder

For fiscal and budget questions:
Donald Gooding

For assistance:


This program will provide funding to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in tribal and urban Indian communities. Models should be that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

Required activities include:

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive approach to care and services for persons living with dementia and their caregivers that addresses:
    • Awareness and early recognition
    • Accurate and timely diagnosis
    • Interdisciplinary assessment to identify care goals and gaps in care
    • Management and referral - coordination of healthcare and social services
    • Caregiver support
  2. In collaboration with the IHS, develop best and promising practices to include tools, resources, reports, and presentations accessible to federal, tribal, and urban health programs as they plan and implement their own programs
  3. Identify and implement reimbursement and funding streams that will support service delivery and facilitate sustainability

Eligible applicants include:

  • Tribal organizations
  • Urban Indian organizations
  • Alaska Native villages, groups, and corporations

Applicants cannot be existing awardees under the Addressing Dementia in Indian Country Program.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000 per year
Award floor: $100,000 per year
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $1,200,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Care coordination · Dementia · Elderly population · Human services · Informal caregivers · Sustainability of programs

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