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Advisory Council January 2019 Meeting Agenda

January 28
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 and Charge for the Meeting
Laura Gitlin, Chair
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Recommendations and National Plan Update: Timeline and Focus for 2019
Laura Gitlin and Helen Lamont
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Congressional Update
Rob Egge
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Quality Measures for Dementia
Gary Epstein-Lubow and Lee Jennings
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Federal Workgroup Updates
Erin Long, Shari Ling, and Richard Hodes
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Public Comments
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
State of the Science Initiatives
  Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Reviewing the Evidence
Melinda Kelley
Behavioral and Social Sciences Related to AD/ADRD
Elena Fazio
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Non-Pharmacological Interventions--The Growing Role of Technology
  Technology to Advance Assessment & Interventions for Dementia
Jeffrey Kaye
Interventions for People with Dementia
  • Using Tablet Devices for Management of Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
    Ipsit Vahia
  • ARIES: Affordable Robotic Intelligence for Elderly Support
    Bertram Malle

Interventions for Caregivers

  • Tele-Savvy: A Fully On-Line Version of the Savvy Caregiver Program
    Ken Hepburn
  • The WeCareAdvisor
    Laura Gitlin


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Interventions for Further Exploration and/or Widespread Dissemination
  The Unforgettables: People with Dementia and their Family Caregiver Join in Making Music Together
Mary Mittelman
Cognitive Rehabilitation for People Living with Dementia: A Practical Framework for Enablement
Linda Clare
Testing a Dementia Care Intervention for Widespread Adoption: The COPE CT Study
Rick Fortinsky
4:30 pm
Summary and Adjourn