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  • Building strong connections for healthier aging

    Christine Herman, National Indian Council on Aging|Mar 1, 2017

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles from the Diverse Elders Coalition, looking at different segments of the senior population. The importance of friends and family to our health is well understood by American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). Though the specific traditions of tribes, pueblos, nations and bands can differ quite a bit between one another, we as AI/AN share our respect for, inclusion of, and focus on elders as a common link between our communities. In today’s culture, many elders are separated from their co...

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