Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

October 23, 2017
Connecting w/ Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders about Dementia: An Action Guide for Policymakers
By: Diverse Elders

This action brief is for policymakers working to reinforce systems that supportĀ Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities about dementia. ThisĀ brief contains:

  • Why dementia is such an important issue for the AAPI community,
  • Recent findings from a research study to test culturally appropriate messages
    to improve early identification of dementia by engaging adult children and
    their families, and
  • Recommendations and resources for better reaching the AAPI community.

A version of this guide for service providers can be found here.

Our Member Organizations

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
National Caucus and Center on Black Aging
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Indian Council on Aging, Inc.
SAGE Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center