A Community-driven and Elder-led Health and Wellness Program for Indigenous Seniors in the NWT

Award Date: 2019

Project Lead(s): Sangita Sharma

Project Title: A community-driven and Elder-led health and wellness program for Indigenous seniors in the NWT

Through an engaging, culturally relevant, Elder-led training program for caregivers and seniors, this project aims to support positive health outcomes for Indigenous seniors. The program aims to enhance seniors’ and caregivers’ knowledge regarding nutrition and physical activity, optimal use of services for managing chronic conditions, and resources to improve navigation of healthcare services.