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News by Topic: Dementia

May 9, 2022 - Announces $5 million in funding to tribes, tribal organizations, IHS direct service facilities, and urban Indian organizations to target Alzheimer's disease in tribal communities. Describes rates of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in American Indian communities and federal investments to address Alzheimer's disease. Notes that eligible tribes and organizations can now apply, with applications due July 18.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 18, 2022 - The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for cooperative agreements for Addressing Dementia in Indian Country. The purpose of this program is to support the development of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services models in Tribal and Urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. Applications are due by July 18, 2022.
Source: Federal Register