Aging Native American, Rural, and Homeless Populations: Engagement and Advocacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Mar 7, 2021 - 12:51pm CST

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This GSA webinar (1:00:24 minutes) presented by community and public health leaders and advocates in a facilitated problem-identification and problem-solving discourse about aging Native American, rural, and homeless populations with regard to challenges and effectiveness of responses to COVID-19. Presentations include: 1) Resilience: The Key to the Survival of the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Community (Dr. Donna Polk, Chief Executive Officer, Nebraska Urban Health Indian Coalition); 2) Engagement and Advocacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rural Services (Carla Frase, Executive Director, Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging, and Aging and Disability Resource Center in Nebraska); and 3) An iIntegrated Approach to Working with the Chronic Homeless Population (David Knego, MSW, Executive Director, Curry Senior Center); (Presentation begins at 2:19 minutes.)

Source: Gerontological Society of America, 2020.\

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
Age-Friendly Care and Education Collection