"AFRICAN AMERICAN ELDERS" PROGRAM
Randolph Carter Family and Learning Center.
Seattle, WA, USA.
The "African American Elderly" Program offers African American elderly living in poverty or elderly who are homeless with counselors, case management, health care support, help with securing low-income housing and referrals.
The "African American Elderly" Program caters to African American seniors who are:
-Chronically ill, frail, or disabled
-Unable to obtain services or perform activities of daily living
-Low-income or below poverty level
-At risk of premature institutionalization
-In need of multiple services in order to remain in their homes
-Lacking formal and informal support systems
The "Catholic Community Services" and "Catholic Housing Services" are advocates, providers and partners serving seniors and others in poverty.
MORE AFRICAN AMERICAN SENIOR HEALTH PROGRAMS
National Caucus and Center on Black Aged Health and Wellness Program- Promoting healthy living and disease prevention to African American elders through education on nutrition, physical activity, early detection and screening
Alzheimer's Association - Multicultural Diverse Communities Outreach Program - Educational programs and supportive services to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia in African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino and Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) communities
Stanford Geriatric Education Center Ethnogeriatric Program -Resource materials to educate health care professionals, researchers, and policy analysts on multicultural issues associated with aging and health
Serving Elders of Color Initiative Program -Training program for organizations to appreciate cultural differences in the development of any program geared towards the elderly
American Society on Aging - Network On Multicultural Aging Education Program- Education and training for professionals on diversity and multicultural aging to be used in the development of institutions and programs
New Ventures Leadership Leaders of Color in the Field of Aging Program -2 month program that trains and encourages leadership potential of professionals of color and their critical role in the field of gerontology
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