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Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services Meetings

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.

Comments and questions, or alerts to broken links, should be sent to napa@hhs.gov.


2022 Meetings

Past Meetings


October 24, 2022 — Advisory Council

During the meeting, the Advisory Council heard presentations on access to long-term services and supports as well as end-of-life challenges for people living with ADRD. Federal agencies provided updates including a presentation from the Administration for Community Living on the new National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. Material available from this meeting are listed below:

General Material:

Presentation Slides:


July 25, 2022 — Advisory Council

During the meeting, the Advisory Council heard updates from federal workgroups on efforts undertaken in the last quarter and an overview of the National Institutes of Health budget for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) research. The National Institute on Aging gave a presentation on their Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) program. The Advisory Council’s research, clinical care, long-term services and supports, and risk reduction subcommittees presented recommendations and the Council voted on adopting them. Material available from this meeting are listed below:

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May 2-3, 2022 — Advisory Council

During this meeting, the Advisory Council celebrated accomplishments since the release of the first National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease in May 2012. On May 2, the Advisory Council heard panel presentations on recent research on biomarkers and therapeutics. On May 3, the Dementia Nomenclature Initiative presented an update to the Advisory Council, and there was a panel of presentations about dementia risk reduction. Material available from this meeting are listed below:

General Material

Presentation Slides:

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DAY 2:

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January 24, 2022 — Advisory Council

During this meeting, the Advisory Council heard about the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2021 Update, as well as updates from federal agencies. The Advisory Council also heard presentations about dementia risk reduction for veterans, and research on the potential relationship between COVID-19 and dementia. The Advisory Council also heard about a recent report on the current capacity of the dementia care workforce. A panel presented on dementia assessment tools for special populations, such as individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Finally, the Advisory Council heard 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:

General Material:

Presentation Slides:

Videos: