The Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services meets quarterly to discuss programs that impact people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) and their caregivers. Representatives from agencies and organizations that work with dementia treatment and care are invited to present information to the Advisory Council. The public is also given time at each meeting to provide first-hand information of their day-to-day experience.
This section provides the information available for each Advisory Council meeting.
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During this meeting, the Advisory Council will hear about the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2021 Update, as well as updates from federal agencies. The Advisory Council will also hear presentations about dementia risk reduction for veterans, and research on the potential relationship between COVID-19 and dementia. The Advisory Council will also hear about a recent report on the current capacity of the dementia care workforce. A panel will present on dementia assessment tools for special populations, such as individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Finally, the Advisory Council will hear from a panel on the inclusion of caregivers in clinical care settings, including those in rural communities. Material available from this meeting are listed below: