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Community Living for American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders

Description
Presents an issue brief detailing commonalities in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities with respect to Native Elders. Discusses historical trauma, the resulting treaties, health disparities, and traditional practices of Native Elders. Looks at how Native Elders interact with the healthcare system and the programs and services designed to support them within their communities.
Author(s)
Jane Tilly, Kristen Hudgins
Date
10/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Administration for Community Living
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Elderly population · Health disparities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander