Debbie Miller, Dementia Care Specialist for the Oneida Nation

Native Americans face the risk of Alzheimer’s; Wisconsin tribes see obstacles

GREEN BAY — With Alzheimer’s cases expected to rise in Indigenous populations, medical professionals, like Debbie Miller, a dementia care specialist for the Oneida Nation, must overcome unique obstacles in tribal communities. “There are certain cultural sensitivities that I navigate,” she said. “Some of our tribal members follow Western medicine, but others follow a more …

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