Improving Care for Populations Disproportionally Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Racial and Ethnic Minorities

03/01/2013

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) took the lead in gathering external input regarding racial and ethnic minority populations. National and community-based organizations, universities, public health entities, providers and family members provided expert input through email and telephone conversations. A sample of the organizations participating included: City of Los Angeles Department of Aging; Latino Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders Alliance; National Hispanic Council on Aging; AoA Office for American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Programs; Northern Minnesota Tribal Caregiver Coordinator; Banner's Tribal Program in Arizona; Urban Indian Health Institute, Washington; Southeast Asia Resource Action Center; Little Tokyo Service Center, Los Angeles, California; African-American Alzheimer's and Wellness Association, Columbus, Ohio; Alzheimer Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Illinois Department of Public Health; and the Alzheimer's Association.

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