IHS awards $1.5 million to address alzheimer's disease on World Alzheimer's Day


Last updated 12/1/2023 at 9:35am


WASHINGTON-On World Alzheimer's Day in September, the Indian Health Service reaffirmed its commitment to building tribal and urban Indian health system capacity to address Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by announcing $1.5 million in new cooperative agreements.

The IHS Alzheimer's Grant Program 2023 awards represent a continued investment in locally developed models that incorporate comprehensive approaches to care and service for American Indian and Alaska Native people living with dementia, and for their caregivers.

"Almost everyone knows someone with Alzheimer's disease or deme...

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