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


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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