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Using data to care for Native Elders

Categories: News

The Navajo Nation is hoping a needs assessment survey can help shape real change for Native Elders Often driving on dirt roads, meal delivery drivers provide a much needed lifeline for the elderly population of the Navajo Nation. In rural locations where phone lines are rare and Internet connections are rarer, when an elderly individual […]

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

Categories: News, Research

An article by Collette Adamsen, PhD, director of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) and Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, assistant professor at the UND Center for Rural Health, has been selected for a special collection by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) electronic journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The article, entitled Education, Income, and […]

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

Categories: News, Research

Collette Adamsen, PhD, director the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the UND Center for Rural Health, recently received the first installment of a 25-month, $385,000 American Association of Retired Persons award entitled “Urban Indian Elder Project.” “Your research not only extends to your own professional and scholarly endeavors, but also contributes […]