The first Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Administration on Aging headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The Advisory Council will hear presentations and provide feedback on inventories of federal activities to address Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, gaps that can be addressed, and opportunities for collaboration. The Advisory Council is specifically charged with discussing and making recommendations to the Secretary on priorities for a national plan to address Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Public Attendance: We are asking that those wishing to attend the meeting in person e-mail Dr. Helen Lamont at Helen.Lamont@hhs.gov by Thursday, September 22 in order to ensure that their name is on a list of expected attendees for the security officers at the Administration on Aging. Space is limited to 40 participants. Please note also that although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to federal buildings may change without notice.
The meeting will be webcast and available via teleconference. For information on these options, please email Helen.Lamont@hhs.gov.
Public Input: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments at the end of the meeting. In lieu of oral comments, comments may be sent to NAPA@hhs.gov. 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.