Key Takeaways

  • The National Resource Center on Native American Aging based at the University of North Dakota conducted a survey of Title VI program staff to gather perspectives on health promotion programs serving Native Americans.

  • The 29-question survey explored factors related to implementing evidence-based programs

  • Find a brief overview of the results, including the top 3 needs for health and well-being among tribal elders, program interests, and common funding sources.

In 1978, the Older Americans Act was amended to include Title VI, establishing services for Native Americans with the provision of nutrition and supportive services. Tribal organizations that are eligible receive grants to deliver home and community-based supportive services to their elders, including nutrition services and support for family and informal caregivers.

This 29-question online survey, conducted by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging, surveys Title Vi program staff on factors related to implementing evidence-based programs. Gain a high-level understanding of the greatest needs, familiar programs, funding sources, partnerships, and barriers, among others. 

 

Additional Resources to Connect American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Communities to Culturally Appropriate Health and Wellness Information
 Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiin Communities  Report (Link to PDF)
 The Voices of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders: Recommendations for Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs  Report (Link to PDF)
Successful Strategies & Lessons Learned from Implementing Evidence-Based Programsin American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Communities Report (Link to PDF)