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Resources by Topic: Aging and aging-related services

Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Trauma and Person-Centered Care
Highlights a report on trauma and person-centered care practices of three tribal nursing homes in Nebraska, Alaska, and South Dakota. Discusses best practices for caring for patients dealing with the repercussions of elder and child abuse, sexual assault, and historical trauma, among other traumatic experiences.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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LTSS Videos
Features videos discussing successful strategies and program examples for long-term services and support in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Presents interviews from tribal health experts, elders, and caregivers, among others.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Long-Term Services and Supports Technical Assistance Center
Presents information, resources, and guidance for American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan, develop, and implement programs to care for their elderly and disabled members. Provides webinars, program examples, and planning guides for tribal leaders and community members.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal Response to Abuse in Later Life
Presents strategies and information for preventing elder abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Discusses the prevalence of elder abuse, as well as cultural considerations for prevention policies and programs.
Additional links: Tools, Webinar Recording
Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
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Long-Term Services and Supports Newsletter
Presents archived newsletters for the LTSS TA Center. Features news, funding, events, and online resources for those involved with or interested in long-term care for Native elders.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Long-Term Services and Supports Program Examples
Highlights successful long-term care programs serving Native elders in their tribal communities. Program profiles feature list of services provided, program history, point of contact, and other details.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Long-Term Services and Supports Webinars
Webinar archive features each of the past LTSS webinars focusing on issues related to tribally operated long-term care facilities. Lists webinars with a brief summary and the date it was recorded.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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NIEJI Online Interactive Education
Presents a training module for educating tribal leaders, healthcare providers, and community members to address Native elder abuse. Includes information on prevention, intervention, and support for Native elders.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
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Rural Aging in Place Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities support aging in place. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Aging
Provides an overview of Grantmakers In Aging resources and initiatives related to rural aging, including the three-year program, Creating a Sustainable Network for the Rural Aging Movement. Provides resource lists on a variety of rural aging topics, including health, housing, poverty, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Grantmakers In Aging
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