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First established in 1978 with the provision of nutrition and supportive services, and expanded in 2000 with the addition of caregiver support services. Grants provided to eligible Tribal organizations to promote the delivery of HCBS services, including nutrition services and support family and informal caregivers, to Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian elders. The programs help reduce the need for institutional care and medical interventions are responsive to cultural diversity.
Sources:Administration on Aging
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Native Americans; OAA Title VI
Administration on Aging AoA
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