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Advisory Council April 2012 Meeting Announcement

The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 800, Washington, D.C. 20201.

A representative from HHS will present an overview of the Draft National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. The Advisory Council will discuss the Draft National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, and, as appropriate, vote upon recommendations to the Secretary of HHS. The Advisory Council will allow an open public session for any attendee to address issues or topics that should be addressed in the National Plan.


Public Attendance:  We are asking that those wishing to attend the meeting in person to send an email to with "April 17 meeting attendance" in the Subject line by Wednesday, April 11, 2012, so that their names may be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at HHS. Any interested member of the public who is a non-U.S. citizen should include this information at the time of registration to ensure that the appropriate security procedure to gain entry to the building is carried out. Although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to federal buildings may change without notice.


Public Input:  Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments at the end of the meeting. Attendees who wish to make a public comment should indicate so in their email as described above. In lieu of oral comments, comments may be sent to Formal written comments may also be submitted for the record to:

Helen Lamont, Ph.D
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Room 424E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201

Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations. Comments will be shared with the Advisory Council.

The meeting will also be streamed at

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