Each year in Arizona, family members spend about 357 million unpaid hours caring for family members with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). Before now, each caregiver in rural northern Arizona had to scramble and search for relevant resources for their loved one, often overlooking their own support and… Read more
The Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s (SHERC) Community Engagement Core has opened the sixth round of its Community-Campus Partnership Support (CCPS) applications for funds of up to $5,000 per year — funding is dedicated to developing partnerships between NAU faculty and community organizations.
Applications are due by May 15 at 5 p.m. Partners must spend the funding on… Read more
How comfortable do you think that senior management at your organization feels talking about discrimination, race and racism?
This is one of the questions included in the Regional Health Equity Survey (RHES) that addressed the social, environmental and economic conditions that impact the health and well-being of communities in Northern Arizona––the topic for Read more
Researchers from Northern Arizona University’s Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) team recently won the 2020 Rural and Environmental Research Award for the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Aging & Public Health Section for their work with family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
How are aging family caregivers coping with the added pressures of caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) during the current pandemic?
Six researchers from the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently published a commentary in the Public Policy… Read more