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Advisory Council October 2019 Meeting Agenda

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

October 21, 2019
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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9:15 AM
Introductions and Welcome to New Members


9:30 AM
Overview of 2019 Update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

Helen Lamont, PhD

  Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Presentations
Organized by Debra Cherry, PhD, LTSS Subcommittee Chair
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Review of 2019 LTSS Recommendations and Overview of Agenda

Debra Cherry, PhD

10:15 AM -- 10:30 AM
Setting the Stage: Words from a Family Caregiver

Steve Browne

10:30 AM -- 11:05 AM
Current Landscape of LTSS for People with Dementia


Moderator: Rob Egge

The Risk and Costs of Dementia at Older Ages
Judy Dey, PhD, ASPE
Melissa Favreault, PhD, Urban Institute

Federal and State Collaboration to Deliver HCBS Services for People Living with Dementia and their Family Caregivers
Carter Harrison, Alzheimer's Association

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
Best Practices Caregiving: Guiding Organizations' Dementia Programs for Family Caregivers

David Bass, PhD, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
Expanding Access to Long-Term Services and Supports: Promising State Models


Moderator: Becky Kurtz

Expanding Access to LTSS through Caregiver Support
Susan Engels, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Healthy Connections Prime: Caregiver Supports
Dustin Welch, MHA, PAHM, State of South Carolina

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Summary and Discussion: How to Realize NAPA's LTSS Recommendations

Moderator: Debra Cherry, PhD

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Public Comments


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Update on the 2020 National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers

Elena Fazio, PhD, National Institute on Aging

Katie Maslow, MSW, Gerontological Society of America

David Reuben, MD, University of California, Los Angeles

3:00 PM -- 4:00 PM
Federal Agency Updates and Highlights

Richard Hodes, MD

Mary Butler, PhD, MBA, University of Minnesota

Ellen Blackwell, MSW

Erin Long, MSW

Lisa McGuire, PhD

Hand-in-Hand Dementia Training Program: Process Evaluation of Dissemination within VHA Community Living Centers
Eleanor McConnell, PhD, RN, Durham VA

4:00 PM -- 4:15 PM
Concluding Remarks

Allan Levey and Katie Brandi

4:30 PM