Native Aging in Place Project (NAPP)
The Native Aging in Place Project (NAPP) works with the
Nation to build local capacity to care for the
community’s elders while they remain in their homes. The
project engages community connections and utilizes the
National Resource Center on Native American Aging’s
Native Elder Caregiver Curriculum to train caregivers
and health professionals on providing care for elders
that live at home.
The Native Aging in Place Project:
- Develops templates, models, and best practices in
helping Native elders age in place.
- Helps fill a need for healthcare workers, family
members, and friends to be trained in caregiving for
NAPP is funded by Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies.
Most Recent Publications
Aging in Place
A new initiative is building capacity for Native American
elders to live at home longer. The Native Aging in Place
Project (NAPP) provides resources and training for
caregivers to help their family members stay in their homes
as they age.
Author(s): Massmann, N.
Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(1), 20-21
Date: March 2017