National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA)

Connecting w/ Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders about Dementia: An Action Guide for Policymakers

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

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