About 1 in every 3 American Indian/Alaska Native older adults, age 65 or older, is at risk for dementia.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart health is closely connected to brain health.
Wisdom Keeper Campaign
To raise awareness about dementia and encourage elders to keep their minds and hearts healthy, the National Council of Urban Indian Health recently launched its Wisdom Keeper campaign.
Campaign materials include:
- A social media toolkit
- Links to more information on ways to help elders stay healthy