Native Aging Fact Sheets

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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

2013

Elder Abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
This fact sheet summarizes the percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native elders that would utilize elder programs that could assist in preventing elder abuse. In addition, the percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native elders that would take advantage of caregiver, financial assistance, legal assistance, personal care, and transportation programs if they were offered by their respective tribes.
Author(s): Davis, J.
Date: May 2013