Did You Know?
Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
- One in six American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) adults aged 45 years and older experiences subjective cognitive decline, the self-reported experience of worsening or more frequent confusion or memory loss.
- The number of AI/AN adults aged ≥ 65 years living with dementia is projected to increaseexternal iconfivefold by the year 2060.
- Public health and healthcare professionals can use the Road Map for Indian Country, a comprehensive guidebook, to address dementia in AI/AN communities.
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