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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.


2021 Meetings

Past Meetings

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


July 19, 2021 -- Advisory Council Meeting

During the meeting, the Advisory Council discussed the implications of and opportunities presented by the approval of aducanumab. The Council heard updates from federal workgroups on efforts undertaken in the last quarter. The risk reduction subcommittee presented a summary of their work and recommendations. The research, clinical care, and long-term services and supports subcommittees also presented recommendations and the non-federal Council members voted on adopting them. Material available from this meeting is listed below:

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May 3, 2021 -- Advisory Council Meeting

During the meeting the Advisory Council heard invited presentations from a panel of experts on dementia detection and diagnosis, care models, and access to care for those with younger onset dementia. Federal workgroups also provided updates on work completed in the last quarter. Material available from this meeting is listed below:

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January 25, 2021 -- Advisory Council Meeting

This meeting was held virtually. At this meeting the Advisory Council heard presentations on the impact of COVID-19 on people with dementia, health disparities in dementia research, and the implications of new technologies to identify Alzheimer’s disease through a blood test. Material available from this meeting is listed below:

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