ACL’s 2021 update of its Brain Health Resource provides examples of how area agencies on aging and other community-based organizations are boosting awareness, providing education, and offering services and support on the topic of brain health. Updates to the ACL’s Brain Health Resource include:
- A recorded webinar that highlights findings from a recent n4a report on how area agencies on aging across the country provide service and support to individuals with dementia and their caregivers, and develop initiatives related to brain health.
- A companion research paper with further insights and details on how services and supports have been adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- A briefing paper, Promoting Brain Health in States and Communities: Nationwide examples from ACL’s Alzheimer’s Disease Program Grantees, by Vijeth Iyengar, PhD, and Erin Long, MSW.
- A set of case studies that describe how area agencies on aging and Title VI Native American Aging programs nationwide are promoting brain health for caregivers, families, and older adults.
Additional materials can be found on ACL’s Brain Health webpage.