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Advisory Council October 2018 Meeting Agenda

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

October 19, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Streamed live --

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 800, H.H. Humphrey Building
Washington, DC 20201

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9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome, Charge for the Meeting, and Updates
Laura Gitlin, Chair
9:15 am - 10:45 am
LTSS Subcommittee Agenda: Addressing Barriers to Accessing Quality HCBS for People Living with AD/ADRD
Debra Cherry, PhD, LTSS Subcommittee Chair
  Session 1: When Dementia is Different: Meeting the LTSS Needs of a Heterogeneous Population
Introduction: Katherine Brandt, NAPA Council Member
Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Cynthia Huling Hummel, NAPA Council Member
  • Diana Blackwelder, National ES Advisor, Alzheimer's Association
  • Mary Hogan, Family Advocate
  • John Collinge, Caregiver
  • Veronica Cool, CEO & Hispanic Strategist, Cool & Associates LLC
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Session 2: Managing Behavioral Symptoms of AD/ADRD
Introduction: Michelle Dionne-Vahalik, NAPA Council Member
Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Laura Gitlin, NAPA Council Chair
  • Helen Kales, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Ellen McCreedy, PhD, Brown University
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Public Comments
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Session 3: Integrating Clinical Care with Home and Community-Based Care
Introduction: Becky Kurtz, NAPA Council Member
Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Becky Kurtz, NAPA Council Member
  • Tim Engelhardt, Director, CMS Office of Medicare and Medicaid Coordination
  • Debra Cherry
  • Kathy Vesley-Massey, CEO, VAAA Cares
  • Marisa Scala-Foley, Director, Aging and Disability Business Institute, n4a
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Debra Cherry
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Federal Updates
  • Richard Hodes -- Research Federal Workgroup Update
  • Erin Long -- LTSS Federal Workgroup Update
  • Ellen Blackwell -- Clinical Care Federal Workgroup Update
  • Rod Corriveau -- Progress on the ADRD Prioritized Research Milestones
  • Marie Bernard -- National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in AD Clinical Research
4:30 pm