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NIEJI

National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative

NIEJI Partners

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National Center on Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and healthcare practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

Mission
National, state, and local partners in the field will be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect
The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect at the UC Irvine School of Medicine,Program in Geriatrics, is committed to eliminating the abuse and mistreatment of our community's elders. Statewide and nationally, the center serves as a source of technical assistance, multidisciplinary training, useful research, and relevant policy.

Mission
Promote aging with dignity and eliminate aging in fear.

National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders
The National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders at the University of Alaska Anchorage was funded in 2003. NRC's focus is on examining issues on elder health, long-term healthcare systems, and prevention of elder abuse, finding the best practices that have culturally appropriate health programs.

Hā Kūpuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders
Hā Kūpuna was established in September 2006 at the University of Hawaiʻi Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. With the nation's largest enrollment of Native Hawaiian students, the University of Hawaiʻi has as its mission the development and transmission of knowledge for the betterment of all Native Hawaiians. The National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders seeks to continue this commitment with a focus on improving the well-being of kūpuna by forging stronger collaborative relationships between the University and Native Hawaiian and gerontology communities.

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National Resource Center on Native American Aging
The National Resource Center on Native American Aging serves the elderly Native American population of the United States. The 3 centers are committed to increasing awareness of issues affecting American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian elders. We are a voice and advocate for their concerns. Through education, training, technical assistance, and research the center assists in developing community-based solutions to improve the quality of life and delivery of support services to this aging population.

Mission
Identifying and increasing awareness of evolving Native elder health and social issues.