NICOA Celebrates Native Elders with Live Webinar
This article originally appeared on the NICOA blog.
Commemorate National Native American Heritage Month with the National Indian Council on Aging’s live webinar, “A Celebration of Native Elders“. Join us November 10, 1-3 p.m. EST, as we recognize the many sacrifices, contributions and achievements of American Indian elders, as well as celebrate our rich and vibrant cultures. The event will include music, multiple raffles, stress-busting tips, simple at-home exercises and more.
The webinar will feature American Indian Development Expert Sherry Salway Black, speaking on the subject of “Native Wealth: So Much More than Money”. You’ll also hear from Sixtus Dominguez, a tribal injury prevention program coordinator at the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center, who will talk about the importance of stretching and staying active for elders as well as demonstrate chair exercises. Tune in to learn about the new National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as healthy ways to manage stress.
The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Diverse Elders Coalition.