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Resources by Topic: Elderly population

NIEJI Elder Abuse Training
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: Native American Elder Justice Initiative
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Tribal Elder Protection Team Toolkit
Highlights a 5 section toolkit that outlines the development of a tribal elder protection team. Details the roles of team members, guides to the development of tribal elder abuse codes, and provides cultural sensitivity resources, among other things.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Native American 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. Provides resource lists on a variety of rural aging topics, including funding, mobility, and opioids.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Grantmakers In Aging
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Oral Health Programs in North Dakota
Reports the results of a statewide collaboration of 50 individuals representing oral health services in North Dakota, providing an overview of their oral health programs in the state, their governing agencies, and the populations they serve.
Author(s): Shawnda Schroeder, Nathan Fix
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Scripps Gerontology Center's Ohio Population Research
Provides access to state and county population data and projections on the older adult population for the state of Ohio. Compares Ohio population data with U.S. data. Allows user to develop maps and download data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center
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AGing Integrated Database (AGID): ACL Special Tabulations
Provides access to American Community Survey data for the 60 and older population, covering topics that include demographics, employment, poverty, disability status, and more for 2017-2021. Also provides county-level data.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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Services for Native Americans (OAA Title VI)
Lists the resources available under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Administration on Aging (AoA) for Native Americans including services for nutrition, caregivers, elders, as well as grant opportunities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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State Health Data Center
Provides access to state data on health system performance, with the option to compare data across states. Topics covered include healthcare access, hospital and outpatient safety and quality, healthcare system spending, health status and outcomes, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Family Caregiver Services by State
Directory listing by state to help caregivers find programs and services available to support them and their family members living at home and in residential facilities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Family Caregiver Alliance
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