ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES October 31, 2016 Washington, DC Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (20 PDF pages) WELCOME Ronald Petersen opened the meeting at 9:07 AM, thanked everyone for coming, and invited Council members to introduce themselves.
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This PDF ( Canadian Family Physician , 2011, 57:541-53) was submitted as an attachment to a Public Comment sent to the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services and/or the National Alzheimer's Project Act website. The opinions and views expressed in this PDF are those of the authors and the person who submitted it. They d
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ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES February 3, 2017 Washington, DC Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (30 PDF pages)
Improving Care for Populations Disproportionally Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease requires the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to establish a task force to create a plan of action to address the needs of specific
Older adults, people with disabilities, and those who provide services and supports to these individuals utilize a variety of aging services technologies (ASTs) to achieve and maintain maximum physical function, to live as independently as possible, to study and learn, and to participate in and contribute to society. The potential benefits offered
A Compendium of HHS Technical Assistance Activities Related to the Administration's Community-Integration Initiative
To fulfill a Presidential mandate, the Department of Health and Human Services established the New Freedom Initiative Workgroup to review efforts that have been initiated in response to the Olmstead decision, and to recommit and refocus the Administration's efforts in promoting the full participation of adults with disabilities in community life.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Making the "Minimum Data Set" Compliant with Health Information Technology Standards John Carter, Jonathan Evans, Mark Tuttle, Tony WeidaApelon, Inc. Thomas WhiteNY State Office of Mental Health Jennie Harvell and Samuel ShipleyUS Department of Health and Human Services July 5, 2006
This report summarizes findings from a multidimensional effort. It reflects the perspectives of experts in end-of-life care, advance directives and advance care planning, individuals with disabilities and other nationwide stakeholders. Advance care planning and the use of advance directives provide mechanisms for ensuring individual autonomy at th
Update of ASPE Activities Related to Community-Integration Executive Order for People with Disabilities
President Bush signed Executive Order 13217 on June 18, 2001, "to place qualified individuals with disabilities in community settings whenever appropriate...so as to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to live close to their families and friends, to live more independently, to engage in productive employment, and to participate in commu
This literature review summarizes what is known about falls and fall prevention and identifies the components of effective strategies for reducing falls. Intertwined in the discussion are the results of interviews conducted with individuals representing nine fall prevention programs that have been identified as particularly successful. The goal wa
This Issue Paper describes three subgroups of the people experiencing chronic homelessness, and the services and housing configurations currently supporting them. [48 PDF pages]
This is the PDF version of the 12 Recommendation Themes from National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Report to the National Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Service . The Steering Committee and organizers of this Summit solicited input from nationally and intern
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES January 26, 2018 Washington, DC Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (28 PDF pages) WELCOME AND CHARGE FOR MEETING Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Chair
This is the PDF version of a Pre-Summit Activity Paper prepared for the National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers (also called the Research Summit on Dementia Care). More information about the Summit is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-research-summit-care-services-and-suppor
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Effect of Reducing Falls on Long-Term Care Expenses: Final Design Report Abt Associates, Inc., Center for Health and Long Term Care Research September 30, 2004 PDF Version
Toward a Social Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Programs to Expand Supported Employment Services: An Interpretive Review of the Literature
Unlike traditional vocational rehabilitation programs that provide extensive training prior to job placement, Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment (SE) focuses on placing individuals in jobs then tailoring post-placement training and support to the needs of the job. A large volume of compelling evidence has accumulated from
This is the PDF version of the 2017 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease.
Report to Congress: Aging Services Technology Study June 2012