Advisory Council April 2015 Meeting Announcement

04/28/2015

The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 8:30am to 5:00pm EDT. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 800, Washington, D.C. 20201, and webcast live on www.hhs.gov/live. Please allow 30 minutes to go through security and walk to the meeting room.

The Advisory Council will build on the goals of the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) through a half-day session with dementia-focused panels on each WHCOA topic area: healthy aging, long-term services and supports, retirement security, and elder justice. Following this session, the Advisory Council will hold a brief discussion on the 2015 Update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's, including subcommittee updates, and a discussion of international events on dementia.

 

Public Attendance:  Seating is limited. Individuals who wish to participate should send an email to napa@hhs.gov with "April 28 Meeting Attendance" in the Subject line by Friday, April 17, 2015. Names need to 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. Each attendee needs a photo ID to gain entrance into the building.

 

Public Input:  Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments. The time for oral comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per individual. Attendees who wish to make public comments should include that information in their "April 28 Meeting Attendance" email; this information is also needed by Friday, April 17, 2015.

In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may also be submitted for the record to:

Rohini Khillan
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Room 424E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201

Comments may also be emailed to napa@hhs.gov, and should be received before the day of the meeting.

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


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