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Native Aging Fact Sheets

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2018

Participation in Cultural Traditions Promotes Happiness and Peacefulness Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders
This article examines the relationship between participation in cultural practices and emotional health among American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) elders.
Author(s): Herting, A., Adamsen, C.
Date: September 2018

2015

Healthcare Coverage by Age for American Indian/Alaska Native Elders
The National Resource Center on Native American Aging has released a fact sheet using nationwide data from “Identifying our Needs: A Survey of Elders.” Includes information on healthcare coverage sorted by age among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders.
Author(s): Adamsen, C.
Date: November 2015
Contributing Factors to American Indian/Alaskan Native Elders’ Quality of Life
A study on the factors that contribute to American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders' quality of life.
Author(s): Lyons, L., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: August 2015
Identity Theft Among American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders
Fact sheet on NIEJI's findings regarding identity theft among American Indian and Alaskan Native Elders.
Author(s): Riley, D., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: July 2015
Technology Use among American Indian/Alaskan Native Elders
Findings from research on technology use among American Indian and Alaskan Native elders.
Author(s): Azure, W., Wheeler, M., Gray, J., Bluehouse, R., Morgan, R.
Date: July 2015

2014

Oral Health in Native American Elderly
The National Resource Center on Native American Aging has released a fact sheet using nationwide data from “Identifying our Needs: A Survey of Elders.” Includes information on dental work needed and overall oral health indicators.
Author(s): Hall, S., Stensland, P., Morin-Carter, P.
Date: August 2014