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2023 Cooperative Agreement Funding Opportunity Available

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for cooperative agreements for Addressing Dementia in Indian Country through June 27, 2023. Read the IHS Blog Post about the $1.8M in funding, and learn about how to apply to this opportunity.

HHS Addressing Disparities and Risk Reduction for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2022 Update Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving . Through the Plan, HHS and its federal partners are working to improve research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) , increase support for people living with dementia and their caregivers, and encourage action to reduce risk factors.

Alzheimer's Association: Navajo Tribal Member Coordinates Alzheimer's Training Through IHS

The Alzheimer's Association has posted a blog post Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  on Valerie Jones, elder health care data coordinator with IHS and a member of the Navajo Nation. The post shares how the Association and the IHS are working together to address and improve the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives living with Alzheimer's disease and all other dementias, and their caregivers.

Models of Care funding Grantees Announced

Grantees for the Addressing Alzheimer’s in Indian Country: Models of Care funding have been announced.