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Advisory Council July 2018 Meeting Presentation: LTSS Committee Update

Friday, July 30, 2018

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Long-Term Services and Supports Committee Update

Administration for Community Living

  • National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) Webinars
    • Finding the Balance--Enhancing Self-Efficacy in Persons Living with Dementia (June 26, 2018)
      • Presenter: Dr. Susan Wehry
      • People trained: 814
    • Disaster Preparedness for Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia and Caregivers: Key Design Elements & Lessons Learned from a Health System Pilot (July 10, 2018)
      • Presenters: Nancy Oliva and Betty Wexler
      • People Trained -- 554
  • UPCOMING National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) Webinars
    • July 31, 2018: Addressing Health Disparities in People Living with and at Risk for Dementia
      • Presenters: Dr. Lisa Barnes and Andrea Garr
    • August 7, 2018: First Responder Training and Programs to Support People with Dementia
      • Presenters: Jessica Empeño and Molly Schroeder

Goal 4 -- Enhance public awareness and engagement -- educate public, work with state tribal and local governments to improve coordination and identify model initiatives to advance ADRD awareness and readiness

  • 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Grant Program Applications Under Review
    • 2018 Alzheimer's Dementia Programs Initiative (ADPI): Grants to States and Communities
    • 2018 Alzheimer's Call Center

Data for Action

State-specific Subjective Cognitive Decline Infographics
North Carolina Subjective Cognitive Decline poster. Subjective Cognitive Decline poster.

Healthy People 2030 Proposals Submitted: Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease

  • From Healthy People 2020
    • DIA 1: Increase the proportion of adults aged 65 years and older with diagnosed Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, or their caregiver, who are aware of the diagnosis
    • DIA 2: Reduce the proportion of preventable hospitalizations in adults aged 65 years and older with diagnosed Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • New Proposal for 2030
    • Increase the proportion of adults aged 65 years and older with Subjective Cognitive Decline (SCD) who have discussed their confusion or memory loss with a health care professional

Recent Publication on Subjective Cognitive Decline

Screen Shot of MMWR, Vol 67, No.27, July 2018. MMWR Poster: Know Someone With Memory Loss?

Raising Awareness: Recent CDC Efforts

Screen shot of CDC Alzheimer's Disease. Screen shot of CDC Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults. Screen shot of CDC Dance Your Way to Better Brain Health.